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Shield

Object Number:P1288
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Land Dayak (uncertain)
Provenience: Borneo
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark
Peel
Pigment
Height: 11 cm
Length: 92.5 cm
Width: 32.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Leaf-shaped bark shield, pointed at one end, with decorative chain of paired spirals painted in band down center of front. Strip of rattan stitched around edges. Strip of wood running the length of the back, with a grip in the middle.

Bibliography:

[Book] McDougall, William, and Hose, Charles. 1912. The Pagan Tribes of Borneo.. London. Macmillan and Company. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Vol. I, p. 166 and Fig. 29View Objects related to this Type Citation

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