Our Tribe PNG



Baby Bilum 

Size: Small 

Commonly referred to as The Baby Bilum among locals, this style of bilum was traditionally used as a baby carrier and a means of transporting food and firewood. The handle is of varying lengths as this allows the women to hang the bag from trees with a baby inside so they can be rocked to sleep in the wind. We however, do not advise the use of this as a baby carrier. 

This style of bilum is still used for the above functions amongst Papua New Guinean women today. 

Materials:  Wool and acrylic yarn 

Dimensions: L32cm X W50cm X adjustable strap

Note: This item has been uniquely handwoven and therefore is one of a kind. 

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