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Collection

Okapa (Moke), Okapa District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Bilum (looped string bag)
Other titles:
Billum bag
Place of origin
Okapa (Moke)Okapa DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Fore people
Year
collected 1964
Media category
Mixed media
Materials used
looped 2-ply plant fibre string, pale red and brown plant dye, thick 2-ply plant fibre string shoulder strap
Dimensions

42.0 x 44.0 cm:

0 - Whole; 42 cm (16 9/16"); height at side seam

0 - Whole; 41 cm (16 1/8"); width across bottom edge

0 - Whole; 44 cm (17 5/16"); diameter across top opening

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
539.1979
Copyright
© Fore people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Exhibition history (1)

The "Moriarty" Exhibition, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney, 01 Nov 1964–31 Dec 1964