Old motif Pua Kumbu/Ikat Bidan headhunter cloth Borneo

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  • Item Category: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 01,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction

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Borneoartifact item number: PK037

Measurement:

Height: 235 centimeters

Width: 108.5 centimeters

General description: Pua Kumbu is the most priced artifact of all in the Iban history, normally passed down to the next generation. At times, these personal artifacts follow the owner to the grave.

Authenticity: All my pua kumbus are authentic and non reproduction pieces unless I state it in my description. These are the most priced artifact possessions in any Iban native community.

This is a genuine Pua, handmade with a human powered machine(similar to a sewing kit)from a single tread. Only natural dyes were used in coloring the threads, and don't ever have any contact with water/liquid.

Origin: From a long house (Iban native residence) in Kanowit district.

About this piece: This piece has been kept from from a single Iban family line, this I can assure u will be the only piece of such design from the entire Borneo. Shown patterns are motifs from the Iban tattoo motifs adapted from fern plants.

Age: 50 to 60 years old.

Co ndition: T is a tear off section at the edges about 6 centimeters in size, please view my photos below.

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