Papua New Guinea Woven Plant Fiber Bilum Bra
This is a unique Natural Colored Bilum Bra with Cowrie Shells from the West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. Throughout New Guinea and West Papua string items are essential companions to men, women, and children, protection, and fertility. The flexible, looped net is called Bilum and are made by women, using hand-spun bark fibers formed into a strong two-ply string. Women hand-spin bark fibers to create this unique bra. The significance of this bra is not known, due to being such an unusual item and created for individual women.
This wonderful woven bra is one of a kind and would be a interesting addition to your home or collection. Shows Natural Age and Wear 15 Inches Tall 21 Inches on Stand 8 Inches Wide 6 Inches Deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE.
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- Color: Multi-Color
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Material: Shell Fiber
- Maker: Papua New Guinea