Australian Aboriginal. Man's ceremonial fighting basket ("minjarpi"). Northern Territory, Arnhem Land, Elcho Island (a centre for great jewelry!); early 20th c.
A Zulu weaver and her basket, from KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa. Follow the link to a website that includes background information about the history and culture of Zulu people and of this still-practiced art form.
Australia | Forehead ornament early 1890s | Kangaroo teeth, spinifex resin
Basket, Ovahimba, Namibia. pigment, leather, vegetal fibre, iron alloy, ostrich shell beads, fat, ca. 1990
Handwerk Textiles...Australian Aboriginal baskets -love these colours together and the shape is cool
Ethiopian Fashion Show with Cultural Ethiopian Clothing DireTube
Australian Aboriginal art design transformed into really cool lighting. And they look like chairs, too. If they are, that makes them even cooler.:
Organic basketry sculpture in copper wire by Lee Sipe
"Yawkyawk" by Lena Yarinkura (2008), Ancestral Spirit Beings and Ceremonial Lorrkon, gallery gabrielle pizzi exhibition