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Fighting Jacket

Object Number:P1146
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Madang
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Silat River
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Animal Skin
Wood
Feather
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Boy's fighting jacket, Sunong anak. Skin of Maroon Leaf Monkey (Presbytis rubicunda) with, on back, three rows of tail feathers of Rhinoceros Hornbill, ends trimmed to points. On front, semicircular wood plaque with scalloped top.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990) View Objects in Exhibition

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