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Dayak Baby Carrier from Borneo

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Oceanic: Artifacts: Pre 1950: Item # 992389
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A baby carrier made of wood and woven rattan, decorated with a woven panel of glass beads, strings of glass beads, bronze bells, bone ornaments, animal teeth and a wooden sculpture. Dayak, Borneo, ca. 2nd quarter of the 20th century. The bead panel possibly earlier as they were passed on from generation to generation. H. 33 cm , W. 36 cm.