Dayak Beaded Baby Carrier ca 1910
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Oceanic: Artifacts: Pre 1900: Item # 888442
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
103 Calle San Jose
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901
Borneo Dayak baby carrier. Wood, shells, glass beads, bear teeth, copper coins 2-1/2 cents Nederlandsch Indie of 1914 and 1920. An ornate and eclectic Borneo baby carrier, adorned with thousands of glass beads in what is known as an "aso" pattern, a protective dragon motif, and with dangling heirloom objects like bear teeth and carved shells make noises to scare evil spirits away. Approx. 13-1/2" x 11-1/2" x 7". One of the most ornate and eclectic Borneo baby carrier. It's adorned with thousands of glass beads in what's known as an "aso" pattern, a protective dragon motif, and with dangling heirloom objects like bear teeth and carved shells.Condition: Overall good. Inside wooden lining is partially fold--ca 1910