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Title

Woven handbag (round shape)

circa 1932


Artist

Unknown

Australia


Details


Other Title

Woven handbag (round shaped, with hinged lid and knop handle) [descriptive title]


Place where the work was made

Elcho Island Northern Territory Australia


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

24.1995


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

595


Place

Where the work was made
Elcho Island

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Edmund Capon AM, OBE, 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.).