Nukinu Bucket 2479

  • The Skin Pik design is local to Goroka and symbolises when when women came together to eat, those with higher status were treated to finer parts of the pig, the women of lower status were left to wait. The design speaks of independence and empowerment.
  • Nukinu means 'Round Base Bag' in the Lalibu Kewabi dialect.
  • This Bilum is handwoven from acrylic and wool yarn as well as upcycled knitwear using traditional weaving techniques.
  • Medium size body with a long strap.
  • Adornments sold separately.

      28cm wide
      35cm high
      99cm strap

      This Bilum was lovingly woven by Barbara Pagasa. Barbara lives with her husband Michael in Mount Hagen in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. She is a wonderful ambassador and aggregator of Among Equals and also a much-loved group leader and dedicated program coordinator at House Of Hope, a refuge she established for women requiring healthcare. Barbara takes these women in with tremendous compassion, warmth and kindness.

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      To clean bag, cold machine wash and line dry.

      * Adornments sold separately

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