University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:89-17-99
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yonggom/Muyu
Provenience: Papua New Guinea
Western Province, Papua New Guinea
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Sago Palm Midrib
Credit Line:Purchased from Stuart A. Kirsch, 1989
Other Number:27A - Other Number

Description

String leg band on sago midrib stetcher. Bent sago midrib with completed Gnetum string leg band attached. Midrib provides tension while the band is knotted. Made by women. Made by Dong Daamop, Ninibiran clan, Dome village. Purchsed from her son, Dako Watan, Dimin clan, Dome village. made for collection.


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