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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string

Object type
Bags

Object number
1985.0067.0160

Description
Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string. The design features alternating bands of coloured fibre and wool in a horizontal pattern. Strands of string are attached at two points of the rim at the proximal end to form a handle.

Collection name
American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) collection

Maker
Not provided

Production place
Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia

Production date
1948

Associated person/organisation
Mr Charles Percy Mountford

Associated person/organisation
Mr Fredrick D. McCarthy

Associated person/organisation
Miss Margaret McArthur

Associated place
Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia

Associated place
Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia

Associated place
Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia

Date collected
/07/1948 - /09/1948

Materials
Plant fibre, Wool - non specific

Dimensions
Length: 220mm
Width: 20mm
Height: 660mm



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