University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 84-25-3
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Minangkebau
Provenience: Sumatra
West Sumatra
Payakumbuh
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Silk
Cotton
Metal
Length: 234cm
Width: 40cm
Credit Line:West Sumatra Expedition; Peggy R. Sanday, 1984

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.


Bibliography:

[Article] Sanday, Peggy R. & Kartiwa, Suwati. 1984. Cloth and Custom in West Sumatra. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 26 (4): 13-29. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 15View Objects cited in this Publication

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