TRIBAL TATTOO Ink BLOCK Art Body Piercing Statue Figure Drawing Dayak Borneo
A gorgeous pair of traditional ink blocks for Dayak Tattooing featuring Buah Aso / Mythical Pagan Creature on a Buah Berasok / Interlocking Creeper pattern background, whereas the other piece is adorn with a Dayak Warrior in Loincloth. Each carved from Iron / Billionwood hardwood, absolutely beautiful. 1980s collection, never used.
Height x Width: 14 x 9.5 cm / 5.5 x 3.7 inches
Thickness: 2 cm / 0.8 inch
Weight: 0.5 kg / 1.1 lb
After packing: 0.8 kg / 1.7 lb
Tattoos were believed to provide protection from supernatural spirits and served as an indication of social rank. Decades ago tattoos were made not for personal interest but rather to denote their courage and victories during war.
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