Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Ipili-Payala maker
  • bowstring, late 1800s–1967
  • Where object was made: Lagaip, Papua New Guinea
  • bamboo
  • Object Length/Width: 52.5 x 4 cm bundled
    Object Length/Width: 20 5/8 x 1 9/16 in bundled
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4058

The very long strip of bamboo is bundled and tied in the middle. It consists of possibly two strips, because four ends are visible.