Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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fire making kit
  • Ipili-Payala peoples
  • fire making kit, late 1800s–1967
  • Where object was made: Lagaip, Papua New Guinea
  • bamboo
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: largest 25.5 x 7 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: largest 10 1/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4020.b
Description

These are strips of bamboo of variable width that have been folded over. There are currently 10 strips.