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Bag made of pandanus fibre with broad vertical stripes and crossed by horizontal bands. Decorated in colours of red and yellow with anthropomorphic figures in white towards bottom of bag. Handle of vegetable fibre string attached to the top at rear.
- Production date
- 1912 (before)
Length: 18.60 inches
- Curator's comments
- Register 1939:
Another [vegetable fibre bag], of coarse vertical strips tied by twisted horizontal strips, coloured red and yellow in patches, with anthropomorphic figures in white. Pandanus fibre.
Collected by H P Rogers, ornithologist, before 1914, in Australia.
Note error in register: this should be J P Rogers.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2016 13 Feb-18 Jun, National Museum of Western Australia, Perth, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
2016-2017 08 Sep-29 Jan, National Museum of Australia, Canberra, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Register reads, for collection Oc1939,08: Collected by H P Rogers, ornithologist, before 1914, in Australia. However inspection of the original correspondence from Mathews reveals that this should be J P Rogers, who was Mathews' ornithological collector in northern Australia.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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