Isabella Edenshaw wove every day. Her husband Charles painted her spruce root hats. She would sell her hats in Port Essington in order to buy clothes and other necessities for her family. Today many of her hats are in museums. A four-pointed red and black star on the crown of the hat easily identifies her hats.

Isabella’s great talent has been passed on to her descendants. Her daughters and granddaughters are contemporary artists who excel in weaving.
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