Head Ornament with "Mask" 11695
Dayak, Borneo
Brass
19th Century
3.75"w x 5.5"h x 2.5"d 

Used as part of a headdress by a successful headhunter, this ornament served to protect the wearer from harm in battle. Note mask-like face in the metal work.

Price on Request

 

Thomas Murray
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Thomas Murray :: Head Ornament, Borneo
Thomas Murray :: Head Ornament, Borneo
Thomas Murray :: Head Ornament, Borneo
Thomas Murray :: Head Ornament, Borneo
Thomas Murray :: Head Ornament, Borneo