Highlands Bilum Bag – Among Equals

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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 can be found in the patterns of the bag. This one in particular is inspired by trees. It has been embellished with a tassel and pom poms in a bold red and pink.

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 67cm wide x 58cm high x 90cm strap length.