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Fighting Cap

Object Number:P1137
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Uma Long
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood (uncertain)
Feather
Height: 11 cm
Outside Diameter:22 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

"[War-cap] of rattan and split bamboo." (Furness, The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters, following p. 92). 1 cap and 3 feathers. Round cap of broad rattan peel, openly constructed. At present just one very long, trimmed, black and white rhinoceros hornbill tail feather.

Bibliography:

[Book] Furness, William H. 1902. The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters: Its Festivals and Folk-lore.. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Co. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: following p. 92 (lower right)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] McDougall, William, and Hose, Charles. 1912. The Pagan Tribes of Borneo.. London. Macmillan and Company. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Vol. I, Plate 93, bottom rightView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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