Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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long rope belt
  • unknown Ipili-Payala maker
  • long rope belt, late 1800s–1967
  • Where object was made: Lagaip, Papua New Guinea
  • plant fiber
  • Object Length: 533 cm knotted end to folded end
    Object Length: 209 13/16 in knotted end to folded end
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3599

This is a very long length of twisted plant fibers with the two loose ends knotted together.