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Rattan basket with woven bead panels that contain motifs depicting protective spirits. Unique drawing. Shell and claw embellishments. Probably from Kalimantan region.
Late 19th century.
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
30cm height x 47 cm upper rim