vessel / bucket
Bucket made of boxwood bark sewn with cane grass and the seams are covered with gum. The vessel is caulked with spinifex wax and has a twined string handle. Red and white.
- 20thc(early) (c. 1931)
- Diameter: 22 centimetres
- Height: 16 centimetres
(Referring to whole Oc1953,03 collection): A series from the Worora tribe of W. Australia.
Woraua - water vessel of boxwood bark, sewn with cane grass, caulked with spinifex wax, 1931.
Kunmunya, Worora.See Image record Oc,B72.30 for a photograph probably taken by Mary Montgomery Bennett of women with a similar bucket.
On display: G35
2011 26 May-11 Sep, London, BM, G91, Baskets and Belonging: Indigenous Australian Histories
2015 23 Apr-2 Aug, London, BM, G35, Indigenous Australia: enduring civilisation
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EOC21780
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