Rattan basket with woven bead panels that contain motifs depicting protective spirits. Unique drawing. Shell and claw embellishments. Probably from Kalimantan region.
Beaded Panel estimated to be from the late 1800s
30cm height x 47 cm upper rim
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