204 Pair of Antique Dayak Bead Head Bands Borneo

A part of the Iban Dayak ceremonial costume, the beads have been woven and attached to a palm leaf base covered with cloth.

Both have significant signs of wear and condition is fragile / damaged. In one, the palm leaves are exposed.

Estimated to be from the late 1800s.

Very Very Rare pieces of Dayak Beadwork

LITERATURE REFERENCE : Examples of Dayak head bands may be seen in photographs throughout the book titled "Borneo - A photographic Journey" by Dennis Lau.


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