DETAIL: Mary MARABAMBA Fish trap No 27 #3017-01 2001 jungle vine, bush string Purchased 2002
 
Leonie DJORLAM | Basket

 
DJORLAM, Leonie
Australia 1966
Basket
high and round basket with flat base and loose handle, pink and natural bands in weave Cat no: 957W-02 2002
Textile
Interlacing
pandanus, natural dyes
without handle 27.4 (h) x 23.2 (w) x 22.6 (d) cm
with handle 53.0 (h) x 23.2 (w) x 22.6 (d) cm
Purchased 2003
NGA 2003.274
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Djorlam’s flat-bottomed round basket takes inspiration from more conventional round baskets made in Arnhem Land, yet by extending its form vertically re-invigorates the possibilities to create a form fresh to West Arnhem Land weaving. The vertical vessel form is reminiscent of bark buckets traditionally made by Tiwi artists.

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