Dilly bag

Maker
Rosie Narma
Description
Rosie Narma from Arnhem Land (Port Keats), Northern Territory, Australia. This burnt orange and brown (striped horizontally) coloured woven bag is made from natural plant fibres. The fibres are twined and have a string like appearance. The bag has a long single handle also made of the same material. Traditionally, Australian Aboriginal Australians used dilly bags to carry or prepare food.
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Maker
Media/Materials
Natural Plant Fibre
Measurements
H x 890 W x 483 mm (including handle)
Production place
Collection
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Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1985/92/1

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