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Object Number:89-17-98
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yonggom/Muyu
Provenience: Papua New Guinea
Western Province, Papua New Guinea
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from Stuart A. Kirsch, 1989
Other Number:129 - Other Number

Description

String bag with strap (korap men), for personal items. Same functional type as 89-17-97, but different netting technique. This is interlocked braid, as on naa shell headbands (see 89-17-35 and 89-17-40). Made and carried by both men and women. Made by Marata Andai, Kandam clan, Ninati village, Irian Jaya, living in Dome refugee camp. Purchased from her 4/1/89.


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