Summary

"Biting bags" were worn by men around their necks and during fights held in the mouth. This one is filled with feathers and may contain small stones or pieces of bone. The term 'biting bag' derives from the fact that men held these between their teeth when fighting.

Physical Description

Biting bag. Pigment, fibre, possum fur. Woven simple loop, handle attached.

Local Name

madjidi

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