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Loan Object

Tattoo Block

early 20th century

Wood

1 13/16 × 2 13/16 × 7/16 in. (4.6 × 7.1 × 1.1 cm)
base: 2 9/16 × 2 15/16 × 1 3/16 in. (6.5 × 7.5 × 3 cm)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2019.12.397
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Malaysia
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
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.