Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Baby Carrier

19th century

Wood with shell, copper, and resin

30 × 42 × 15 cm (11 13/16 × 16 9/16 × 5 7/8 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.287
Culture: 
Kayan
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: M. Kirk, New York; J-C Bellier, Paris

Bibliography: 

Jerome Feldman, The Eloquent Dead: Ancestral Sculpture of Indonesia and Southeast Asia (Los Angeles: Fowler Museum at UCLA, 1985), 22.

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