Dayak Beaded Frontlet for High Ranking Woman’s Hat
Kayan, Kalimantan, Borneo
19th/early 20th century
Small fine beads, fiber
H: 5 in x W: 4.75 in :: 12.7 cm x 12 cm
Old and rare emblem for aristocratic women. Representing the supreme deity, a combination of all the anthropological spirit animals and the sun. Exquisite 19th/early 20th century beadery.
Inventory # 104117
Price on Request