University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: P207
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Borneo
Date Made: Circa 1897
Early Date: 1887
Late Date: 1897
Length: 5cm
Width: 7.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898


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.

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

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