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Cap

Object Number:P114A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kayan
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Date Made: Before 1897
Early Date: 1872
Late Date: 1897
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Pigment
Height: 16 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Cap. Lavong bulu. Closely woven conical cap, gathered at the top. Alternating light and dark triangles around bottom, points meeting points of mirroring light and dark triangles around top. In between, diamonds fillled with horizontal bands, two of which feature a version of the Greek key design. Large tuft of fibers at top.

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