kbp: House Door.

Kayanic-Dayak complex. East Kalimantan, Borneo Island, Indonesia.
Hardwood. H: 38" (96.5 cm), W: 19.5" (49.5 cm).
Interior entry door for aristocrat's apartment inside longhouse. With central guardian spirit face, tree-of-life motif,
four dragon (Aso) motifs - one in each quadrant, hornbill images, and handle in the form of a dragon (Aso).
The guardian face represents the spirit world, the tree-of-life represents the creatation myth, the dragons represent the underworld,
and the hornbills represents the upperworld. This powerful protective imagery would have been reserved for the highest ranking noble family in the village.

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