Goroka, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea
: square shaped with brown, yellow, green and natural coloured dyes in geometric designs. The handle and bilum opening are a different weave. No.5
Materials & Technique
fibrework, bags, string, dyes
Primary Insc: Swing Tag - handwritten "BILUM no.5, Locality:Goroka, EHP, bush string, natural dyes Price $90" Printed on swing tag in black "black motif in left, NEW GUINEA PRIMITIVE ARTS, SYDNEY" underlined. Flourescent red sticker, hand written "ANG".
71.0 h x 43.5 w cm
: Purchased 1997 Accession No
: NGA 97.70