University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 55-17-249
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Australia
Northern Australia
Melville Island
Date Made: Before 1954
Early Date: 1944
Late Date: 1954
Materials:Palm Leaf Sheath
Height: 25.5cm
Width: 30cm
Depth: 25.5cm
Credit Line:National Geographic / University Museum Expedition; Jane C. Goodale, 1955


Rectangular bucket, with handle. Made from folded leaf sheath of cabbage palm tree, stitched together at two ends. Handle is continuous with the body of the bucket (cut from bottom of leaf sheath).

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