Bag

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Registration number
25025
Item name
Bag 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
Suki 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Western Province > Unknown > Fly River
Map
Collector
Mr Jack Sweeney 
Acquisition date
October 30, 1981 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Mr Jack Sweeney 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Small general purpose bag used by the Suki people. It is made from swamp reeds. There are two varieties of reeds grown in the swamp and different people weave each. Bags have different patterns and some are also coloured with local ochre or some are left undecorated.

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