Bilum Bag

2004.17.0122

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Artifact Identification Bilum Bag   (2004.17.0122)
Classification Personal Artifacts : Personal Gear : Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Oceania--Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Southern Highlands, Mendi
Period/Date N/A
Culture Melanesian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 122 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 90 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 1.4 cm
Weight 635 g
Measuring Remarks From Logan Museum: 102x103 cm.
Materials Pigment, Plant--Leaf, Plastic
Manufacturing Processes Dyeing, Weaving
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

MacKenzie, Maureen Anne. Androgynous Objects: String Bags and Gender in Central New Guinea. Switzerland, Harwood Academic Publishers. 1991.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Virginia M. and James D. Tobin Collection, Purchased from the Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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