N°05914
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: Noken is generally made by women, "The Mamas of Papua", Women play a special role in safeguarding noken culture. Numbers of noken craftspersons are very few and decreasing in most places..(photo from Wamena)