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Food Hook

19th century

Wood with beads

22 7/16 × 7 1/2 × 2 3/16 in. (57 × 19 × 5.5 cm)
base: 3 9/16 × 3 9/16 × 1 15/16 in. (9 × 9 × 5 cm)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.338
This stick shows a monkey wrestling a human, with a serpent entwined.
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Kayan or Kenyah
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: E. Deletaille, Brussels

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