Arnhem Land, Northern Territory born 1947
Arnhem Land, Northern Territory born 1948
Golbordok (traditional bush honey-collecting bag)
1989 Description: MW89-25
Place made: Maningrida, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, fibrework, natural earth pigments on pandanus fibre
This Golbordok (traditional bush honey-collecting bag) was woven from undyed pandanus fibre (leaves) by Margaret Rinybuma and decorated with ochres by her husband Michael Gadjawala. The close weave is to prevent honey from leaking.
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