Summary

This bag is painted with horizontal bands using ochres. A single band has remnants of feathers spun into string. This bag appears to have been used and not just made for sale. It was obtained in Darwin possibly from Rev. Arthur Ellemor.

Physical Description

A looped bag made with vegetable fibre string and has horizontal bands of natural colour. The multistrand string handle is attached at the rim on opposite sides.

Local Name

djerrk

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