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Tattoo Pattern

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Object Number:
P225
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Kayan
Provenience:
Borneo
Sarawak
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Flat piece of wood carved to leave a pattern in high relief. The block is inked and pressed onto the skin as a guide for the tattooing.
Length:
49.5cm
Width:
5cm
Other Number:
106   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Furness, William H. 1902. The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters. : Page/Fig./Plate: 148
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