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Chancay, Peru, c. 1100 - 1450 AD. Coca bag with geometric pattern in deep blue and beige over a creme ground and a rope handle. via (oldlawrence)

Chancay, Peru, c. Coca bag with geometric pattern in deep blue and beige over a creme ground and a rope handle….but looks like contemporary chacara from Panama

Among Equals Bilum Bag - 15-06-02

Among Equals Bilum Bag - 15-06-02

Shigra bag from EcuadoThis is woven from a cactus fiber called cabuya.

Shigra Bag from Ecuador This knotted bag from central Ecuador is woven from a cactus like fiber called cabuya

The Bilum Collection at the Weltkulturen Museum  https://www.weltkulturen-openlab.com/en/content/papua-new-guinea-bilum-collection-weltkulturen-museum  Place of origin:Goroka, Eastern Highlands Created by:Junas Date collected (collected by):Collected 1999 by Eva Ch. Raabe Object description:Made of cotton threads, black, blue and light green with pompoms

Bilum, Goroka, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea

Bilum

made from synthetic yarn and marsupial fur; design includes on one side a version of the Papua New Guinea flag, and on the other the words "PNG BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY".

Nice article with several links about Bilums.

A bilum is the traditional handmade string bag that all women in Papua New Guinea make.

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