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Collection

An image of Bilum (looped string bag) by

Wonenara, Obura-Wonenara District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Bilum (looped string bag)
Other titles:
Billum bag
Place of origin
WonenaraObura-Wonenara DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
acquired 1969
Media category
Textile
Materials used
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'
Location
Not on display