Small oval shaped basket with a rare woven light and dark chequer design. It was possibly purchased from Coranderrk Aboriginal Station circa 1870s-1880s. The bundle-coil technique used it its creation was traditionally practised by Aboriginal women of south-eastern Australia to make both small and large baskets.

Physical Description

Coiled basket with oval base, it is tubular in shape with a single handle. Made using the bundle-coil technique. Light and dark plant fibre have been woven as to produce a chequered pattern along the body and handle of basket.

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