naputaayi mamuqimł (Basketry)

Physical description

Swamp grass covered glass vase; wrapped twined weave with two bands of crossed-warp openwork (with no weft elements) and band of plain twined weave top and bottom. Complex bands top and bottom composed of several sub-bands with two central figures: bird on whale; canoe with five human figures inside. Colours used are red, purple, green, brown and orange.