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Mat Seat

Object Number:P189
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kayan
Provenience: Borneo
Dutch West Borneo
Putus Sibau
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Peel
Cotton
Length: 46 cm
Width: 23.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Alfred C. Harrison Jr. and Dr. H. M. Hiller, 1899

Description

Mat Seat. Tabit. Small rectangle of plain weave rattan peel. Threaded though top a twisted strip of cotton trade cloth for tying around waist. Worn by men, suspended from the waist at back, ready to sit on in the forest.

Bibliography:

[Manuscript] Hiller, Hiram M. Hiller Journal Voyage II Book IV.. pg. 1-104 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 92View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Manuscript] Hiller, Hiram M. Hiller Journal Voyage II Book IV.. pg. 1-104 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 93View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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