Dance Headdress


From: India | Naga Hills

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number A116
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian
Provenience India | Naga Hills
Section Asian
Materials Skull | Horns | Rattan (uncertain)

Monkey skull with wooden horns attached to each side by leather and reed lashes. Wooden horns decorated with red-dyed hair. Used at dances.

Length 13 cm
Width 30.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Henry Furness 3rd, Hiram M. Hiller, and Alfred Craven Harrison Jr., 1900

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