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Sepik Bilum
$220.00

Sepik

Sepik Bilum

  • Woven using natural fibres
  • The bush twine used to weave the bilum is made using the traditional technique of hand rolling plant fibres into twine over the knee
  • Dyed using natural pigments made from plants and ochres
  • Medium size body and long strap length
  • The patterns are inspired by the surrounding environment, lineage and life of the artisan
  • Hand made raffia pom and tassel in black 
  • Made in Madagascar 
  • 36cm wide
  • 33cm high
  • 108cm strap

Hand made in the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea. See more bilum from this region.

Due to the natural fibres used, exposure to water and harsh sunlight may cause damage.

To clean bag, hang in direct sunlight for a couple of hours and shake out. 

Embellishments

  • Hand made raffia pom and tassel in black 
  • Made in Madagascar 

Dimensions

  • 36cm wide
  • 33cm high
  • 108cm strap

Weaver Details

Hand made in the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea. See more bilum from this region.

Care

Due to the natural fibres used, exposure to water and harsh sunlight may cause damage.

To clean bag, hang in direct sunlight for a couple of hours and shake out.