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Looped string bag (bilum)

view Looped string bag (bilum) digital asset number 1
Collector:
Dr. Ann Dunham
Length:
35cm
59cm ca.
Width:
29cm
Culture:
Unknown
Object Type:
Bag
Place:
Irian Jaya (Western New Guinea/Papua), Indonesia, Melanesia
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Looped string bag with handle, in various shades of brown, as well as yellow and white. Bron Solyom notes (see accession file, page 4): "Bast fiber, small amount of green wool"
Record Last Modified:
16 May 2017
Topic:
Ethnology
USNM Number:
E434799-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_13001796
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Bag (bilum)

Medium:
Medium: plant fiber Technique: figure-8 looping
Type:
non-woven textiles
Bag (bilum)
Made in:
New Guinea
Date:
20th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Square bag of heavy, closely-twisted cord, striped with horizontal rows of fiber dyed alternately green, orange and brownish violet, with rows of undyed fiber. Handle of same looped cord.
Credit Line:
Gift of Alice W. Macdonald
Accession Number:
1966-17-2
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1966-17-2

Bilum Bag

Donor Name:
National Museum And Art Gallery
Length:
29cm
64cm
Width:
31cm
1.5cm
Object Type:
Bag
Place:
Finschhafen District, New Guinea / Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia
Accession Date:
1990-Dec-14
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
2 Dec 2014
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
378689
USNM Number:
E424800-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8457944

Traditional Melanau woodcarving (bilum) in Dalat, Sarawak / by Chong Chin Seng

Author:
Chong, Chin Seng
Physical description:
xvii, 140 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Malaysia
Sarawak
Date:
1987
Topic:
Wood-carving
Call number:
NK9779 .C54 1987
NK9779.C54 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_403474

Maring Film Project, 1968 [supplied] 84.14.1 1968

Creator:
Jablonko, Allison
Jablonko, Marek
Physical description:
40,000 ft sound color film
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Oceania
Date:
1968
Notes:
Supplementary materials: 1,2,3,4,6
Summary:
Full film record on the Maring of the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Footage documents daily life among the Funggai clan whose territory lies at the eastern end of the Simbai Valley, Madang District. Footage focuses on family life and the organization of Funggai hamlets, ritual cycles related to the dance, crops and food preparation, material crafts including making and hafting stone axes, storytelling, dance, and soccer matches.
Local number:
HSFA 84.14.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218551

Threads : contemporary textiles and the social fabric / Ruth McDougall, Graeme Were

Author:
Mcdougall, Ruth
Were, Graeme
Queensland Art Gallery
Gallery of Modern Art (Brisbane, Qld.)
Physical description:
175 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Islands of the Pacific
Asia
Arts, Asian
Date:
2011
©2011
Notes:
"Published ... for an exhibition organised by the Queensland Art Gallery and held at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, 1 October 2011 - 5 February 2012"--Colophon.
Contents:
Threads that connect and unravel / Ruth McDougall -- Contemporary textiles and the social fabric of life / Graeme Were -- Tivaevae : vibrant island threads / Bree Richards -- Women together : Robin White's collaborations / Reuben Keehan -- Niuean weaving : sharing knowledge / Zoe De Luca -- Ngatu tā'uli : a royal barkcloth / Kolokesa Uafā Māhina-Tuai and Hūfanga Dr ʻOkusitino Māhina -- Pacific mats : Ibe vakabati, fala pati and fala su'i / Angela Goddard -- Kharad : weaving stories and remaking lives / Ruth McDougall -- Maps of history : Hmong pha pra vet (storytelling) cloths / Ruth McDougall -- Kapa kuiki : Hawaiian quilts / Ian Were -- Ömie barkcloth : a textile of transition and place / Michael Hawker -- A language in stitches : Indian embroiderers / Julie Ewington -- Vanuatu baskets : patterns of beauty and survival / Bree Richards -- Contemporary kantha : evolving traditions / Viona Fung -- Tifaifai : expressing island identity / Laura Mudge -- Hats and baskets : plaiting to remember / Jessica Stalenberg -- Lao textiles : rich traditions / Russell Storer -- Noken : a gift, a process, an emblem, a bag / Ruth McDougall -- Just designs : Ernabella batik / Bruce McLean -- Lei : material mash-ups / Ellie Buttrose -- A sign of the times : bilums, bilum-wear and baskets / Ruth McDougall
Topic:
Textile fabrics
Textile fabrics, Aboriginal Australian
Arts, Aboriginal Australian
Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_984192

Craft traditions of the world : locally made, globally inspiring / Bryan and Polly Sentance

Author:
Sentance, Bryan
Sentance, Polly
Physical description:
240 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2009
Contents:
The sultan who became a weaver -- North America. Marine ivory ; Totem poles ; Horns, quills, and claws ; Shaker boxes ; Patchwork quilts ; Rustic furniture ; American folk art ; Plains bead appliqué ; Rawhide and buckskin ; Pueblo pottery ; Navajo pottery ; Coiled baskets in the Southwest ; Mexican painted ceramics ; Hojalata : tincraft -- Central and South America. Alfombras : Guatemalan flower carpets ; Molas : appliqué of the San Blas Islands ; Modelled foodstuff ; Filigree ; Gourd carving ; Appliqué pictures ; Knitted hats ; The backstrap loom ; Vegetable ivory ; Amazonian pottery ; Seeds, beans, and nuts ; Ponchos ; Shigras and mochilas --Europe. Painted furniture ; Frame baskets ; Birch-bark containers ; Irish lace ; The forge ; Working with stone ; Willow basketry ; Slip-trailed pottery ; Plasterwork ; Wooden toys and festive figures ; Blown glass ; Maiolica ; Glass beads ; Polish paper-cuts ; Painted Easter eggs ; Chip-carved spoons ; Khokhloma ware ; Embroidered costume -- Africa. Berber rugs ; Hands and crosses ; Tuareg leatherwork ; Fulani hats ; Calabashes ; Appliqué banners and flags ; Kente cloth ; Woodcarving ; Masks ; Indigo ; Hausa and Nupe embroidery ; Kuba raphia cloth ; Tutsi basketry ; Maasai beadwork ; Zulu beer pots ; Shona stone carving ; Recycled metal -- Asia. Inlay and marquetry ; Kilims ; Metal beating ; Persian carpets ; Weft wrapping ; The jewelry of Turkestan ; Felt ; Embroidery on the Silk Road ; Woodcarving in the Hindu Kush ; Papier mâché ; Tibetan tiger rugs ; Metal casting ; Lacquer ; Tied and stitched resist dyeing ; Ikat ; Rush shoes ; Stoneware pottery ; Mingei : Japanese folk art ; Painted and gilded wood ; Batik ; Bamboo and rattan baskets -- Australasia and Oceania. Aboriginal art ; Bilums : bags from New Guinea ; Shellwork ; Palm frond baskets ; Barkcloth ; Maori pendants ; Te whare runanga
Topic:
Handicraft
Handicraft--History
Call number:
TT15 .S46 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_951160

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