Papua New Guinea Sepik -Bridal Headgear/Cap-Bridal Headdress. This is a rare bride's headgear, a head ornament.
Region, known as a bridal cap. Such pieces, worn by a bride when she first. Entered the men's house and during the wedding. Ceremonies are intricate and extremely rare. These items are the most valued items among women.
What you see in the. One of a Kind woven bridal headdress from the. Sepik river region Papua New Guinea. This bridal cap is made from woven tree fiber. Decorated by individually sewing each Cowrie shell.
At the top of the. Cassowary feathers, for a unique decoration.
At the base of the veil is a skillfully shaped woven. And along the whole veil is decorated in red and black. Were attached along the entire veil. As you can see in the images remained only.
Unfortunately over time they fell. The crown of Cassowary feathers at the top.The headdress remains almost entirely, but It is. Very delicate and need to keep it very carefully. Think the feathers were connected with a kind. Of mud or something similar. Length: 33 inches (83 cm).
Width: 11 inches (28 cm). And much more in the villages I visited. If you are interested please check out my additional items. Please look at the images as they form an important. It will give you a good idea of condition.Reasonable offers are often accepted. Check out my other items. Colors may be slightly different due to the light source. What you see in the pictures is what you will receive. What these additional costs will be.
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The item "Papua New Guinea Sepik -Bridal Headgear/Cap-Bridal Headdress- Shell Wedding Veil" is in sale since Sunday, May 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".
The seller is "goulgoul9" and is located in Netanya. This item can be shipped worldwide.