N°05912
Element Noken multifunctional knotted or woven bag, handcraft of the people of Papua (Indonesia)
Inscribed in 2012 (7.COM) on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding
Title as submitted EN: Small size noken is for carrying personal effects such as betel nut, food, books, etc.. Noken may be used to cover the head or body. Noken is an accessory to traditional dress, and is used in traditional ceremonies.