Telefomin Bilum - Striped- Hand Woven
The perfect market bag.
Hand by hill tribe women in Papua New Guinea.
This Bilum has been made from manafactured cottons and the dye type is not known.
Bright colours that cannot be made naturaly are a favourite to weave with because they stand out.
It is very strong and was made in the 1980's - Vintage never been used, but kept as an artifact.
This style is used to carry babies as well as goods and is made to be carried on your head, or over the shoulder.
It is in perfect condition. Telefomin Bilum.
Width 62 x Height 38cm x 48m strap - unstretched
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