Ceremonial Headdress


From: Japan | Hokkaido | Okotsunai

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Sapaumbi
Object Number A489B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ainu
Provenience Japan | Hokkaido | Okotsunai
Section Asian
Materials Wood

Sapa-un-pe / inaw-ru (サパウンペ / イナウル). This ceremonial headdress would have been worn by an Ainu man for an important event. Wooden bear sculptures are a common additon.

Length 40 cm
Width 5.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

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