Gallery of finely carved tribal artworks from wood with tribal design and motifs of dayak Borneo. Tribal artworks consist of tattoo block with aso dragon, paddles, beads work. They carefully pick the wood and carved them into beautiful tribal artworks for your home.
These asian tribes are also known for incorporating natural materials into their tribal artworks. Mostly hard wood or ironwood is used. However, they do use brass material.
In this section of asian artworks, you will find a list of items such as:-
Paddles, cultural bowls, paddles, incense bowl, tribal casket, coffin boat and beads panel. Tattoo blocks are very interesting item in this category of tribal artworks. Tattoo blocks are made of iron wood. The motifs pattern of tattoo blocks are explain below.
Dogs feature heavily in Kayan tattoos and other works of art. It was also very common to find mongrels and strays which have been adopted into Kenyah villages and allowed to roam about. The village dogs may enter houses as they wish and no person is allowed to kill one. However, the dog is not a sacred animal but still a dog is hardly kicked or beaten. The following figures show the diversity of the Aso tattoo, being quite up to the artist to depict it. Common elements are the ‘hooks’, the ‘eye (mata), and the claw-like legs (EB Haddon, 1905).
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