Bulpu, Bathi, (Dilly bag), 2016


  • 22cm x 13cm
  • 2016
  • Gunga (Pandanus Spiralis) and natural dyes
  • Catalog No: 1077-16-512
  • Bulpu are made with Gunga (Pandanus Palm), using a twining process. The Gunga is coloured with natural bush dyes. Balgurr Raki (hand spun string from the Kurrajong tree) is used to finish the bulpu and provide a handle. The Bulpu design is based on the traditional Bathi used in ceremonies. Bulpu are also used for collecting and carrying.
  • Baskets
  • Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts