TRADITIONAL ASIAN TEXTILE 1460mm Old Textile Ritual Religious Headhunting Borneo Pua Kumbu Blanket

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An old authentic Pua Kumbu textile/blanket, beautifully decorated with Buah Bangkit / Rise Of The Warrior & Borders of Omen Bird. Powerful Patterns. Excellent aged condition, very well kept & colors are still good. Circa 1965. Sarawak, Borneo.

 

Description

Description

Old Textile. Borneo Iban weaving. Two pieces of woven fabric, also known as marriage of two Pua.

Measurement:
Height: 146cm / 57.5 inches & 166cm / 65.4 inches
Width: 114 cm / 44.9 inches
Weight: 0.5 kg / 1.1 lb

Pua kumbu of Borneo:
The Pua weaving or the Pua Kumbu is a ritual blanket used for religious ceremonies, festivals Gawai, ceremonies associated with birth, death, healing or soul-searching and war of headhunting. It serves as a means of communication between this world and the world of ancestors, spirits and gods. All the dyes used in the traditional Pua Kumbu are vegetable and fruit(mango stein-reddish color) origin.

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1 review for TRADITIONAL ASIAN TEXTILE 1460mm Old Textile Ritual Religious Headhunting Borneo Pua Kumbu Blanket

  1. Tribal Art

    beautiful ornaments, museum quality, fast response and shipping.. well packed.. highly recommended.

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