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Collection

Unknown

(Australia  – )

Title
Woven handbag (round shape)
Other titles:
Woven handbag (round shaped, with hinged lid and knop handle) [descriptive title]
Place of origin
Elcho IslandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1932
Media category
Weaving
Materials used
natural fibres
Dimensions

25.0 x 22.5 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Mollie Gowing 1995
Accession number
24.1995
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Edmund Capon, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 51 (colour illus.).

Bérénice Geoffroy-Schneiter, Sacs, Paris, 2004, (colour illus.), 77 (colour illus.). titled 'Sac tissé aborigène'

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 1 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (2)

Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997

A material thing - Objects from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Aug 1998–09 Feb 1999