This handbag by Anita Nayinggul combines coiling and looping techniques. The pandanus "buttons" join the plaited handle to the rim. The pandanus is dyed with plants from a wet season palette and derive from local plants. Seasonal variation of plant growth affects the availability of dyes and the intensity of colour is determined by the amount of plant material added to the dye bath.

Physical Description

A bag made using coiling and looping and horizontal bands of undyed and dyed pandanus of varying shades of red, pink and yellow. The single plaited pandanus handle is stitched to opposite sides of the rim with pandanus "buttons".

Local Name

djerrh baladjdji kunngobarn

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