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Creation Date

1975

Description

This woman is sitting in her family lean-to shelter surrounded by some of the typical accoutrements of Batek life. Beside her are a bamboo blowpipe dart quiver, some pandanus baskets, some wadded up cloth sarongs, a pile of uncooked takop tubers (Dioscorea orbiculata), and a charred section of bamboo which has been used for cooking. Behind her, stuck in the thatch, are some sections of blowpipe bamboo, and in front, hanging from a pole, is a bundle of pith that will be used to make the butt-cones of blowpipe darts.

Source

Endicott Image Collection

Keywords

Implements, utensils, etc.-- Malaysia -- Kelantan., Batek (Malaysian people) -- Dwellings., Lebir River (Malay)

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