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Twined Pandanus Dillybags And Baskets

TWINED PANDANUS DILLYBAGS AND BASKETS

Accession ID:

2002.5

Name:

Twined Pandanus Dillybags And Baskets

Category:

Item

Type:

ArtWork

Maker:

Dixie Wurrpamirra

Date:

1999-2001

Description

An assortment of seven hand woven baskets and dilliybags. The artist has used twined and dyed pandanus (pandanus spiralis) to create the pieces. Each piece is of varying sizes, and woven with threads dyed in earthy reds, oranges and browns. Dixie Wurrpamirra creates her woven pieces with a high level opf skill and expertise. She has work in the Maningrida Collection at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, and is widely recognised for her fine art weaving.


History

National Textile Collection, Tamworth Regional Gallery.


Significance

Provenance: Acquired from 'material witness - Fifteenth Tamworth Fibre Textile Biennial'.


Associated Subjects