Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Baby Carrier

19th century

Wood and shells, beads and fiber straps

30 x 44 x 17 cm (11 13/16 x 17 5/16 x 6 11/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.554
Culture: 
Bahau
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Made in Mahakam River, Borneo, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Y. Bonan, Paris.

Bibliography: 

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

Steven Hooper, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection, 3 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1997).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.