University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: P223
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Kayan
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 8.5cm
Width: 20.1cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

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. Women.


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

Bibliography:

[Book] Furness, William H. 3rd. 1902. The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters. : Page/Fig./Plate: following p. 148View Objects cited in this Publication

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