Highlands Bilum Bag
This bilum is from the Highlands, a chain of mountain ranges that run from the east to the west of PNG.
It has been handmade using traditional knowledge and skills that are passed down through generations. Made using cotton and acrylic yarn it is durable and one of a kind. The bags design is inspired by the weavers life experience, commonly nature, and their surrounds. It has been embellished with a tassel and a pom pom made from raffia by women in Madagascar.
From the sale of this bag the weaver is able to provide support to her family and access to health care for her and her children.
Dimensions 45cm wide x 33cm high x 110cm strap length.