Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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men's long sash
  • unknown Ipili-Payala maker
  • men's long sash, late 1800s–1967
  • Where object was made: Lagaip, Papua New Guinea
  • yaketapu vine, kuipi vine, cloth?, weaving
  • Object Length: 81 cm
    Object Length: 31 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4015

The very long, narrow length of brown vines is woven in a braid-like pattern. A portion of the length is dark brown and brown. It is currently bundled. There are two bits of cloth around the short segment that ties the bundle.