Asian Art - Helmet, Arunachai Pradesh, North Eastern India

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Warrior's helmet
Arunachai Pradesh, Northeastern India
Rattan, cotton cord, horn
10" (25.4 cm) long by 4" (10 cm) high by 21" (53.4 cm) inner circumference
Early 20th century

A nice example of a warrior's cap from remote tribal areas in North Eastern India. There is often a hornbill beak attached to the front, but in this case it appears to be a curved horn.


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