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Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Support Board for a Backpack or Working Board for Beadwork

19th century

Wood with shell

66 × 30 × 2 cm (26 × 11 13/16 × 13/16 in.) base: 1 × 30.5 × 9 cm (3/8 × 12 × 3 9/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
Made in Mahakam River, Borneo, Indonesia
On view
19th century
Tools and Equipment

Ex-collection: E. Delataille, Brussels


Jouke van der Werff and Jan B. Ave, Kalimantan, Mythe en Kunst (Delft, Netherlands: Indonesisch Ethnografisch Museum Delft, 1973), 173, no. 454, fig. 125.

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