Sepik Bilum
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
  • The patterns are inspired by the surrounding environment, lineage and life of the artisan
    • Handmade pom and tassel in sage
    • Made from wool
    • 29cm wide
    • 31cm high
    • 94cm strap
    • The model is 165cm tall and wears a size 8

    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

    • Handmade pom and tassel in sage
    • Made from wool

    Dimensions

    • 29cm wide
    • 31cm high
    • 94cm strap
    • The model is 165cm tall and wears a size 8

    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.