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Art Print

Faizwan Mat (faizwan)

The Belum

by Faizwan Mat
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DESCRIPTION

Collect your choice of gallery quality Giclée, or fine art prints custom trimmed by hand in a variety of sizes with a white border for framing.

ABOUT THE ART

A powerful spirit

This wooden figure is a particularly fine example of the belum carvings collected by Charles Hose along the Igan River, north-west Borneo, at the turn of the nineteenth century. Belum are used by the Melanau in rituals to cure diseases.