Bag

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Registration number
40695
Item name
Bag 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > None
Collector
Reverend Albert Henry Piper 
Acquisition date
November 27, 2013 
Acquisition method
Donated by Heather Schlusemeyer 
Raw material
plant fibre; plant dye; commercial dye?
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Rectangular plant fibre string bag with thin handle; red and blue dyed plant fibre form horizontal bands.

Research notes

The string bag was collected between 1900 - 1910 by the donor's grandfather Reverend Albert Henry Piper the first Seventh Day Adventist missionary from Australasia in Rarotonga. The style of the bag suggests it is from Papua New Guinea.

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