Dayak baby carrier ‘Leopard’


Dayak baby carrier ‘Leopard’

Discover the elegance of Borneo’s rich cultural heritage with our Dayak baby carrier ‘Leopard’. Dayak artisans handcrafted this exquisite back carrier. Dayak woman used this authentic piece to carry their baby. The carrier is made of woven rattan and a wooden seat. The detailed beadwork shows traditional Dayak motifs and patterns that symbolise protection, prosperity, and beauty. At the center a human like spiritual figure is shown and  the top is adorned with strings of big beads with animal teeth.

Because of use and age small defects are visible.

Age: estimated age mid 20th century
Height: 36cm
Width: 37cm
Depth: 15cm
Weight: approx. 1300 gram

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