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Iatmul people East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Bilum: Christmas design c.1996 Description: purple, pink, yellow and natural dyes in linear design on bilum. Different weave on handle and top of bilum. No.75
Place made: Angriman village, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: fibrework, bags, string, dye
Primary Insc: Swing Tag - handwritten "BILUM no.75, Locality: Angriman, SEPIK RIVER Bush String and dyes $140". Swing Tag - printed in black, motif in left "NEW GUINEA PRIMITIVE ARTS, SYDNEY" underlined.
Dimensions: 93.0 h x 83.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.74