- Registration number
- Item name
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East New Britain Province
- Ms Kathleen Carman
- Acquisition date
- April 17, 2012
- Acquisition method
- Donated by Ms Kathleen Carman
- Raw material
- Plant fibre, dye
- H: 625 mm W: 410 mm L: D: Circum:
Rectangular woven betel bilum; plaited edge; wide plaited handles attached on opposite edges; red band with four black bands and zigzag.
Pre 1960 betel bilum given to Kathleen in the 1970's by a couple Niulele from Milne Bay Province and Simon Waninara [Kathleen Carman, 2012].