Billum bag  West Sepik, Papua New Guinea  22" wide, 14" high, including feathers  20th century

Billum bag West Sepik, Papua New Guinea wide, high, including feathers century

This small ceremonial billum bag is from the Torrecelli Mountains of Papua New…

Oceanic Art - Billum bag, Torrecelli Mountains, Papua New Guinea

Woman with baby in a bilum. 1874-1890, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Photo by Rev W G Lawes. Macleay Museum.

Woman with baby in a bilum. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Photo by Rev W G Lawes.

This is a bilum (string bag) from Papua New Guinea. It is a type of bag made using a looping technique. Bilums are used by men and women to carry yams, taro and other food stuffs and sometimes even babies. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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The Bilum Collection at the Weltkulturen Museum  https://www.weltkulturen-openlab.com/en/content/papua-new-guinea-bilum-collection-weltkulturen-museum  Place of origin:Goroka, Eastern Highlands Created by:Junas Date collected (collected by):Collected 1999 by Eva Ch. Raabe Object description:Made of cotton threads, black, blue and light green with pompoms

Bilum, Goroka, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea

An image of Bilum (looped string bag) by

Bilum (looped string bag) mid century collected 1969 Art Gallery of NSW

Object: Bilum (string bag) from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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Nylon Bilum Bag from the British Museum Collection

Nylon Bilum Bag from the British Museum Collection

A looped string bag or bilum made from plant materials in Papua New Guinea in the early to mid 1900s. Powerhouse Museum collection 2011/44/12-2

A looped string bag or bilum made from plant materials in Papua New Guinea in the early to mid Powerhouse Museum collection

Bilum Bag Purchased 1961 by Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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