Kenyah

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One of the many tibes of [[Borneo]] that had a strong tattoo tradition. Unfortunately, we only have a few examples of it from the [[Sarawak Museum]].
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The '''Kenyah''' are one of the many tribes of [[Borneo]] that had a strong tattoo tradition. Unfortunately, we only have a few examples of it from the [[Sarawak Museum]].
  
 
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Latest revision as of 04:15, 6 February 2015

The Kenyah are one of the many tribes of Borneo that had a strong tattoo tradition. Unfortunately, we only have a few examples of it from the Sarawak Museum.

Urang, also known as the "prawn pattern" is a modification of the dog design.
Toyu is a crab design. From a tatu block in the Sarawak Museum (No. 1054-71)
The lipan katip is a design of the claws of a centipede, and is intended for the breast or shoulder of a man. From a tatu block in the Sarawak Museum. (No. 1054-20)

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