From: India | Themokadima

Curatorial Section: Asian

View All (5) Object Images

Native Name Apayrung
Object Number A105
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian | Rengma
Provenience India | Themokadima
Section Asian
Materials Hair | Horn (animal part)

Apayrung. Tall dome shaped cap made from hide with short black hair. Four sections of horn are attached to the front with a central ornament made from red horsehair and shells. The horns are painted black in areas close to center of cap. Red and black tassels are attached to the lower edges of the horns. There is a small bundle of feathers.

Length 37 cm
Width 28 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Henry Furness 3rd, Hiram M. Hiller, and Alfred Craven Harrison Jr., 1900

Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.