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Cap

Object Number:P130
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kayan
Provenience: Borneo
Date Made: Before 1897
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Peel
Sun Bear Skin
Height: 12.7 cm
Outside Diameter:21.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Hemispherical cap. Rattan covered with skin from the head of a juvenile Malay Sun Bear (Helarctos malayanus). Dark brown fur with light spots; eyes, nose, mouth and ears clearly distinguishable.

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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