Borneo Tattoo / traditional tattooing of Borneo. Each carved from Iron / Billionwood hardwood, absolutely beautiful. 1980s collection, never used.
Tattoos were believed to provide protection from supernatural spirits and served as an indication of social rank.
Height x Width: 14 x 9.5 cm / 5.5 x 3.7 inches each
Thickness: 2 cm / 0.8 inch each
Weight: 0.4 kg / 0.88 lb
After packing: 0.5 kg / 1.1 lb
galvin yeo –
beautiful piece from borneo, fast and great service.