- Museum number
A woman's (?) dance head-dress. Made in four sections (predominantly natural cream tabby cotton cloth):
1. Circular ring made of twisted cloth; stitched to one side is a
2. Rectangular twill woven panel worked in gold metal wire and strip (weft) and natural cream cotton (warp). Lined with red tabby wool cloth with nap (trade cloth), padded. On each side is;
3. + 4. Pleated and wrapped cloth with imitation floral 3D decoration worked in polychrome yarns.
Cloth very dirty.
- Production date
- 19thC (circa?)
Diameter: 30 centimetres (circa)
Height: 11 centimetres (circa)
- Curator's comments
- Text on paper label with object: 'Worn in the Fikeleleh (?) dance'.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: As1883C14.104 (old CDMS no.)