Bag

Production date
Unknown
Country
Papua New Guinea
State/Province
East New Britain
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Object detail

Description
Bag with plaited strap and closed flap, woven from pandanus strips in a geometric pattern, highlighted with pink dye.
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander bag
Maker
Production date
Unknown
Measurements
L358 x W105 x H258 mm
Media/Materials description
Woven pandanus leaves and pink dye.
History and use
Made from woven pandanus leaves, this bag is a modern piece which can be fashioned by either men or women for domestic use.

Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.
Registration number
E16643

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