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woven bag
  • Australian Aboriginal peoples
  • woven bag, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: NORTHWEST AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA
  • plant fiber, rainbow lorikeet feathers, weaving
  • Object Height/Width: 37 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width: 14 9/16 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3944
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Description

The rectangular bag is made of loosely woven plant fiber string. It is decorated with horizontal bands of fluffy white feathers and possibly stripes of orange and yellow feathers. There is a small loop of fiber at the open end.