Only men make and wear these straps. ... String Girdle-strap Ifg doinj (lit. bark- girdle plait) nongerlem (lit. string-girdle-strap) This girdle-strap is an entwined or plaited ... a homestead as waste, or strips of bark fibre from the ponjip riparian fig, shuwat highland breadfruit orseiz fig trees. ... 8 cm of the end of the rattan core, when he finishes by twisting the string around both strands, securing it finally with aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Made in Niugini|
|Publisher||:||British Museum Press - 1988|