Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Working Board for Bead Work

19th century

Carved wood

70 x 24 x 2.5 cm (27 9/16 x 9 7/16 x 1 in.) base: 44 x 23 x 23 cm (17 5/16 x 9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.333
Culture: 
probably Kayan
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Long Glat, Borneo, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: J. Sadovnic, Bali; W.OJ.Niewenkamp.

Bibliography: 

A. W. Nieuwenhuis, “Kunst van Borneo in de verzameling W.O.J. Nieuwenkamp,” Nederlandsch Indië Oud & Nieuw July 1925 (1925): 86.

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