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Tattooing Ink Bowl

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Object Number:P251
Current Location: The Stories We Wear
Currently On Display
Culture:Kayan
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Pata River
Long Wat
Date Made: Before 1897
Early Date: 1890
Late Date: 1897
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Height: 3 cm
Length: 7.5 cm
Width: 22.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

"Double cup for mixing the [tattooing] ink." Exhibited at Wistar May 1897.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
The Stories We Wear (25 Sep 2021 - 12 Jun 2022) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Other] Culin, Robert S. CULIN'S LIST OF SPECIMENS EXHIBITED AT WISTAR May 1897.. pg. 1-4 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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