Bag

Production date
Unknown
Country
Papua New Guinea
State/Province
East New Britain
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Description
Bag with plaited strap, made of pandanus strips, with handle and closed flap. Geometric pattern highlighted with blue dye.
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander bag
Maker
Production date
Unknown
Measurements
L265 x W190 x H52 mm
Media/Materials description
Woven pandanus leaves and blue 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
E16644

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