Head ornament

This beaded head ornament was worn in ceremonial dances by Toraja women of the central highlands of Sulawesi. It was made using glass beads which were an important trade item and stores of wealth.

Date/Period
Late 19th-early 20th centuries
Region
Toraja, Sulawesi
Dimension
Object size: L 90 x W 6.5
Accession No.
1997-04706
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs.Andy Ng
Category
Garments and Accessories