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Headdress

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Object Number:
84-25-3
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Minangkebau
Provenience:
Sumatra
West Sumatra
Payakumbuh
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Silk
Cotton
Metal
Description:
Headdress (tengkuluak cawek). A shawl used as a headdress by young girls or unmarried women. It is made into a headdress by folding into two blunt buffalo-horn shapes: the fringes fall down the back.
Length:
234cm
Width:
40cm
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition; Peggy R. Sanday

Bibliography:

[Book] Sanday, Peggy R. & Kartiwa, Suwati. 1984. Cloth and Custom in West Sumatra. 26.4. pp. 13-29. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 15
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