877 Antique KalimantanDayak Beaded Basket Baby Carrier

Superb Antique Kalimantan Dayak baby carrier.

Rare Hornbill & Tiger motif.

Rare beaded panels for the top, left and right rims.

Valuable glass beads all along the top panel.

Lovely old batik cloth patches in the lining.

 Beaded panel is estimated to be from the late 1800s - early 1900s

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

 


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