|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||Before 1897|
|Materials:||Sun Bear Skin|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898|
Fighting jacket made of the skin of a sun bear (Helarctos malayanus). Hole at top for head. Back covered with rows of tail feathers of the Rhinoceros Hornbill, trimmed to points top and bottom and suspended by short strings of glass beads, and a fringed panel of black and yellow glass beads. Front (on wearere's chest) decorated with rhinoceros hornbill beaks and casques and a large pearl shell disc.
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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