Bilum Bag – Kalala

£60.00 £120.00

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A Bilum bag is a traditional woven string bag handmade in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

The string is hand twisted from vines, and dyed using natural, plant-based dyes.

 


Detail

These bags are a crucial source of livelihood for PNG women, providing many their first opportunity to enter the formal economy and earn money in areas such as the Highlands, where inhabitants of remote villages have few opportunities outside of low-income subsistence farming.

Dimensions/Fit

Approximate measurement: width 50cm, height 32cm, strap 82cm

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