|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950|
|Other Number||176 - Other Number|
"176- Head ornament of carabao horn. See Geographical Magazine, Sept. 1912, page 878, Yango- headdress. Used by rich man only."
A length of red cloth to be wound turban fashion around the head and ornament of carabao horn (crescent shaped), adorned with tufts of white bird feathers on the ends. Center of "crescent" covered with 4 vertical bands of braided rattan. Actually the horn is in 2 halves and braiding plus small piece of extra horn reenforces the join. Supposedly the red cloth denotes one who has killed a man. (Red cloth very rotten).
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