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A BALINESE CARVED WOOD SCULPTURE OF MEM BRAJUT AND HER CHILDREN
Mid 20th century


A BALINESE CARVED WOOD SCULPTURE OF MEM BRAJUT AND HER CHILDREN
Mid 20th century
27 cm high

Signed on the front of the base.

Provenance: acquired before 1975.

The story of Mem Brajut is a very popular Balinese folktale. She is blessed with children, but poor in earthly goods. Her husband, Pan Brayut, helps her in all the housework while she takes care of the children and weaves them. When the children grow up they can also work and things get better.

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