Category: Asian

The Coe has over 120 Asian objects, spanning many years—all are unique. This is just a small sample of what you can see at the Coe.

 

Hat Panel

Hat Panel

Asian Hat Panel Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Orang Ulu (attrib.)/Dayak Place: Borneo, Southeast Asia, Indonesia Media: Glass trade beads Dims: 23.5 diam. in. (56.6 diam. cm). Date: Early 20th c. Description: This beaded sun hat panel is intricately decorated with...
Baby Carrier

Baby Carrier

Asian Baby Carrier Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Dayak Place: Borneo, Indonesia Media: Wood, shell, teeth, beads, ceramic, coins, buttons, fur, metal, and rattan Dims: 15.5 x 19.75 x 8 in. (39.4 x 50.2 x 20.3 cm). Date: 20th C. Description: The people of Borneo...
Belt Hook

Belt Hook

Asian Belt Hook Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Han Place: China Media: Bronze Dims: 1.5 x 2.75 in. (3.8 x 6.9 cm). Date: 206 BCE – 220 CE Description: This is a Han Dynasty belt hook made of cast bronze and dates from sometime between 206 BCE and 220 CE. Belt...
Palm Wine Container

Palm Wine Container

Asian Palm Wine Container Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Batak Place: Indonesia, Karo Batak, N. Sumatra Media: Describe materials Dims:16 x 7 in. (41 x 18 cm) Date: c. 1920 Description: “These bamboo vessels were used to carry water or tuak, a much favored alcoholic...
Skirt

Skirt

Name Here Skirt Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Taman Dyak Place: Southeast Asia Media: Beads and pineapple fiber Dims: 14.7 x 32.5 in. (37.3 x 82.5 cm) Date: c. 1875 – early 20th C. Description: This panel features two design elements classic to Taman beadwork....