Tribal headgear of the Ifugao, Luzon, Philippines

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Authentic Ifugao headgear. It is worn by both men and women. The basics are the same. Braided rattan, the bottom that is covered with woven fabric and often with some embroidery on it. Almost always feathers of chickens and roosters and sometimes decorated with beads, shells and especially further in the past with skulls of a smaller species of monkey or rodent. A few feathers have been preserved on this headpiece. The Bulul statue, the rice god and the skull of a rodent and a bone underneath stand out. In the photo a lady from the Ifugao and myself, already 5 years ago. Been there more than once and will definitely go back. See the photos for the condition.

Circumference at the bottom: 69 cm
Height: difficult to indicate precisely. Up to and including the feather about 20 cm
Weight: 172 grams
Origin: Banaue, Luzon, Philippines
Date: 2nd half of the 20th century

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