Bidayuh. Sarawak State, Borneo Island, Malaysia. Wood, pigments. H: 8" (20.3 cm), W: 5.75" (14.6 cm), D: 3" (7.6 cm). Used in rituals to remove evil spirits from the longhouse (or communial village structure).
8 in (W) x 12 in (L) x 4 in (H)
Mark A. Johnson Tribal Art specializes in the traditional arts of Asia and the Western Pacific, with an emphasis on the Austronesian cultures of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Formosa; offering authentic sculptures, architectural elements, beadwork, textiles, costumes, ceramics, masks, basketry, jewelry, weaponry, shamanic objects, and other miscellaneous ethnographic items