Pandanus Coil Basket

 Pandanus weaving:

Weavers gather fresh young leaves from the pandanus palm, then strip and dry them. Pandanus strips are then boiled up on the campfire using natural dyes obtained from a number of different roots, leaves, flowers, berries and leaves in the region. This coiled fibre baskets are the result of rich cultural and artistic expression made in Maningrida, Elcho Island and Oenpelli, Northerrn Territory Australia.

Pandanus Coil Basket

Area: Gapuwiyak Lake, Evella Far North East Arnhem Land

Dimensions: 26 cm dia. x  13 cm high

Price: $265.00

Code: 1167



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