Ritual textile 830mm Headhunter Tribe Borneo Tribal Asia Traditional Cloth Fabric Wall Hanging

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$230.00

A traditionally handmade Pua Kumbu textile/blanket from natural vegetable and fruit dye, beautifully woven with Buah Nising / War Spirit motif with amputated trophy head. Powerful ritual patterns. Circa 1980. Sarawak, Borneo.

 

 

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Description

Description

Traditional Cloth, Iban weaving. Borneo.

Measurement:
Height: 83 cm / 32.7 inches
Width: 43 cm / 16.9 inches

Pua kumbu of Borneo:
The Pua weaving or the Pua Kumbu traditional cloth 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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adult

Gender

Unisex

color

multicolor

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1 unit

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1 review for Ritual textile 830mm Headhunter Tribe Borneo Tribal Asia Traditional Cloth Fabric Wall Hanging

  1. Tribal Art

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

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