An image of Bilum (looped string bag)

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Bilum (looped string bag)

Other titles:
Billum bag
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Wonenara, Obura-Wonenara District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
acquired 1969
Media
Textile
Medium
2-ply plant fibre string, dyed and looped
Dimensions
44.5 x 48.0 cm overall :
0 - Whole; 61 cm; base
0 - Whole; 33 cm; neck
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
538.1979
Copyright
© Baruya people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'