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Cigarette Board

Object Number:P940
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Borneo
Length: 49.848 cm
Width: 16.192 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898


Board used in making cigarettes. Tapei ngerlopa laun roko. "A board, whereon cigarettes are rolled and tobacco is cut into thin strips." (The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters) Flat oblong board with a roughly triangular handle, with crude cut-outs and incised arcs and tear-drops filled with white pigment. Twisted cord through tip of handle.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Furness, William H. 1902. The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters: Its Festivals and Folk-lore.. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Co. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: following p. 170View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] McDougall, William, and Hose, Charles. 1912. The Pagan Tribes of Borneo.. London. Macmillan and Company. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Vol. I, Plate 44, cView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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