Mat Seat


From: Borneo | Sarawak | Rejang River

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P188
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bakatan
Provenience Borneo | Sarawak | Rejang River
Date Made Before 1897
Section Oceanian
Materials Peel | Palm Leaf (uncertain)

Mat seat. Rectangular, pointed at the top and edged with bamboo. One half decorated black and other half is geometric patterns including stepped designs and triangles. Worn by men, suspended from the waist at back, ready to sit on in the forest.

Length 49.5 cm
Width 28 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

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