2 Needle Design 2969

 

  • Woven using recycled and cotton fibres
  • Small size body and long strap length
  • Each pattern weaves a story of the life of the artisan
  • The 2 Needle Design tells the story of two orphans, a brother and sister. The brother told his sister to go and spy on the village women to see how they weave. The sister did just that and taught herself the craft of Bilum.
  • Adornments sold separately. 

38cm wide
30cm high
81cm strap

Artisan weaver Aloma Joel, 29, lives with her husband and three children in Fanuifa, a small village in Goroka. Aloma uses the income she earns from bilum to support her family and provide schooling for her children. Aloma’s signature pattern is the Kundu design, a tribute to her mother who taught her the art of weaving.

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To clean bag, remove pom pom and tassel, cold machine wash and line dry.

* Adornments sold separately

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