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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