University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-50-254
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Iatmul
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Tshabanaut
Date Made: Circa 1913
Early Date: 1903
Late Date: 1913
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Technique:Twined
Height: 40cm
Width: 84cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number498 - Other Number

Description

Twined net carrying bag. Strap is a continuation of the twined strip around the top of the body of the bag. Natural color with red and black designs: sets of red, black, red stripes at top and bottom with zig-zag pattern of red and black triangles and red and black patterned squares in between.


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