Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woven bag
  • unknown Australian Aboriginal maker
  • woven bag, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: N.W.AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA
  • bark string, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 31 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 12 3/16 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2856

The cylindrical bag has a rounded bottom. It is a light natural color and a multi-strand strap of twisted plant fiber. It is undecorated except for a stitch along the open edge.