Marilyne Elizabeth Nicholls (b.1957)
This basket is woven from natural sedge plant fibre, harvested from a nearby fresh water lake near Swan Hill. The basket features a weaving style known as coil weaving and also features the lacing design around the outside of it featuring the technique of the coil weave stitch. The basket is painted with earth paint 'ochre' from the local area of Swan Hill. Inside the basket is two medicine plants. A herb called Coastal Rosemary and Gum Leaves: both these plants are used for the purpose of healing ceremony.
© Maryline Elizabeth Nicholls
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