Female standing ancestor figure - Dayak melawi - Borneo

Ref : Dayak 198

Female standing ancestor figure - Dayak melawi - Borneo Standing pregnant ancestor figure collected from the Melawi tribes of central Borneo. This Hampatong "Tajahan" erected close to the familial house along with an other male figure to commemorate a deceased  relatives, carved from a single piece of ironwood with minor crack on the top and remnant of old paint.

Height : 122 cm / 48 inch

Circa 1940-1950