TRIBAL COMB 275mm BATAK KARO Sculpture Hair Jewelry Jewel Hair Accessories Art

$425.00 $300.00

A vintage Batak comb on stand, extremely well carved open work motifs of Pakpak Karo(also popular in batik textile pattern), the comb has a natural curve & is made from domestic buffalo horn. Damage free, circa 1960-65. More beautiful in real life.

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Published on:29/07/2018


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SKU: AT01223 Category:
Borneo Artifact Gallery asian arts, antiques, crafts, cultural heritage, travel
Description

Description

TRIBAL COMB

Stand included.

Toba Batak are known traditionally for their weaving, wood carving and especially ornate stone tombs. However, their burial and marriage traditions are very rich and complex. Hence, the burial tradition includes a ceremony in which the bones of ones ancestors are re interred several years after death.

Batak is a collective term used to identify a number of ethnic groups in the highlands of North Sumatra Indonesia.

Height(with stand): 16 cm / 6.3 inches
Comb only(length x width): 27.5 x 6.5 cm / 10.8 x 2.6 inches

Weight: 0.2 kg / 0.4 lb
After packing: 0.7 kg / 1.5 lb

Shipping method: Shipping by courier, aramex
Combine shipping discount of 30% discount will be given on shipping of the next item. Only when combining shipment.
Shipping delivery and handling duration: 8 to 10 working days

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