This style of bilum originates from Madang Province of Papua New Guinea.
As each of these bilums is a unique one-of-a-kind product, each bilum of this style may vary slightly from the image.
The "bush" rope used to weave the bilum is made from 100% natural fibre using the traditional technique of hand rolling plant fibres into twine over the knee. The process is carried out by women who then use natural materials such as berries, leaves and muds to dye the fibres, before weaving them into bilums of many different sizes and patterns. Each pattern tells a story and carries great cultural significance for the woman that made it.
This bilum is 100% natural fibre and dyed using traditional and imported dyes. It is incredibly expandable and will grow to accommodate all your cargo.
Approximate dimensions are strap length 32cm x 62cm height including strap, 50cm width. The one-of-a-kind nature of bilums means each bilum of this style may vary slightly from the image.