- Registration number
- Item name
- Reverend Albert Henry Piper
- Acquisition date
- November 27, 2013
- Acquisition method
- Donated by Heather Schlusemeyer
- Raw material
- plant fibre; plant dye; commercial dye?
- H: W: L: D: Circum:
Rectangular plant fibre string bag with thin handle; red and blue dyed plant fibre form horizontal bands.
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.