Dayak Poison Blow Dart Quiver w/ Contents, Superb Rattan, Borneo
Origin: Indonesia, Borneo, Dayak People Provenance: Collection of Bill Sutterfield, Nevada
Period: Early 20th Century
Materials: Wood, bamboo, rattan, rope, gourd, bone
Description: This impressive old "sumpit" dart quiver is presented on a custom stand. It is overall in amazing condition with beautiful woven rattan work, securing its elegant wood belt holder to the bamboo container. This example is special since it also retains its original poison gourd with cap! It shows long traditional use having acquired a rich patina. Some indigenous mends with nylon cord.
Dimensions: Height 14” (35.5 cm), Width 5” (13 cm)