This Australian Aboriginal art string dilly bag with shoulder string was hand-made by Mary Jinguwaraba, a Burrara at Maningrida. NT Australia.

13" wide at the base and 31" to
top of shoulder string.

These were often referred to as dilly bags"The dilly bag, otherwise known as yakou, yibali or but but bag, is a bag worn around the neck to hold food like berries, meat, fish etc. The Dilly bag is normally woven out of vines or tough dried grasses and sometimes had feathers or animal fur inside the bag to stop small pieces of food falling through holes in the weave." - Wikipedia

It comes with a Certificate of Authenticity attesting to its origin as an item of Australian Aboriginalart.

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