AN UNUSUAL BAHAU DAYAK PIG MASK 'TOPENG BABI'
Dimensions: Height 12", Width 8".
Provenance; Formerly from an old Indonesian Collection.
B22...AN UNUSUAL BAHAU DAYAK PIG MASK
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An unusual form of pig mask from the Bahau Dayaks of Ulu Mahakam in Kalimantan. Superbly carved and likely dates to the 1930's - 40's
Shows good signs of use and polychrome pigments of red , white and black trade paint, in a sort of stubby tendril design, signficant to the Bahau Dayaks. Possibly from age and use the result, 2 missing tusks from the snout area, attached is the original old rattan hat which is finely woven .