Finger Splint


From: Borneo | Sarawak

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P866
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Kenyah
Provenience Borneo | Sarawak
Section Oceanian
Materials Peel

Splint for broken finger. Slender, flat bamboo (?) sticks, originally bound together by strips of rattan peel into a flexible mat to be wrapped around broken finger. Now come apart, with sticks missing, eight pieces remain. "Splint for fractured bones" in Furness's Collection list.

Credit Line Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

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