MIZO CANE BANDED HAT WITH PORCUPINE QUILLS

Harry L Neufeld

Lushai, Mizoram tribes - festival hat (on base) of woven red-dyed cane and yellow orchid fiber, partially wrapped at the back with cloth, lined on the inside with thick tree sap to allow the stable insertion of porcupine quills with silver foil-wrapped attached feathers and cotton tassels

$2,000.00

Artwork details

Origin

Circa mid-20th century

Dimension

H 16IN x DIA 7IN

H 40.64CM x DIA 17.78CM

Provenance

Collected in Mizoram, India (bordered by Myanmar, Manipur, Assam and Tripura

Condition

Excellent

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