Bag

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40594
Item name
Bag 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East New Britain Province
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Collector
Ms Kathleen Carman 
Acquisition date
April 17, 2012 
Acquisition method
Donated by Ms Kathleen Carman 
Raw material
Plant fibre, dye
Dimensions
H: 625 mm W: 410 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Rectangular woven betel bilum; plaited edge; wide plaited handles attached on opposite edges; red band with four black bands and zigzag.

Research notes

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].

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