Zig Zag Design

  • The Zig Zag or Snake pattern is one loved by many weavers and speaks to the belief that some ancestors take the form of snakes.
  • This Bilum is handwoven from acrylic and wool yarn as well as upcycled knitwear using traditional weaving techniques.
  • Large size body and short strap length.
  • Adornments sold separately.

    51cm wide
    39cm high
    70cm strap

    Artisan weaver Esla Kavin, 32, lives with her family in the Bena Bena valley near Fanuifa in Goroka. She is the sole income earner in her extended family and takes care of six people, including supporting her younger sisters children’s school fees. Esla has been weaving since she was young, a craft learned from her mother, and today she has made the vibrant snake pattern her signature.

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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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