986 Old Beaded Dayak Baby Carrier from Borneo

Old Dayak Baby Carrier

Well drawn piece with superb motifs

Animal claws and shell embellishments

Estimated to be from the early-mid 1900s

Batik Cotton Cloth used in the backing to make the seat comfortable for the baby.

LITERATURE REFERENCE : Photographs of baby carriers being used in real life may be seen on pages 55-56 of the book titled "Borneo - A photographic Journey" by Dennis Lau

12 inches x 16 inches

 

 

 

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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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