Bag

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40599
Item name
Bag 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea
Map
Collector
Ms Kathleen Carman 
Acquisition date
April 17, 2012 
Acquisition method
Donated by Ms Kathleen Carman 
Raw material
Vegetable string, dye
Dimensions
H: 910 mm W: 600 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Working bilum of dark brown vegetable string with red dye; knotted handle.

Research notes

Bilum purchased in either Lae, Morobe Province or Port Moresby and was possibly made in the Sepik [Kathleen Carman, 2012].

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