Maasai Headress SB.1.42

Maasai Headress SB.1.42

SB.1.42
Headress
Cap. Maasai. Samburu. Kenya. No 89. XI.EB.14. Original list: "Maasai. Samburu. Headress. Wood, vegetable fiber, aluminum. Man, warrior". Headdress in braided cord, red in color, forming at the back a long quilt with a wooden point, then towards the front, two side quilts plated with aluminum and a central wick decorated with an openwork aluminum diamond. Cf. Die Masai: 148 (ref. Missing) Cf. "A Samburu warrior making up his face for a dance" in A. Fedders, C. Salvadori. 1980: 85
 
Category (s) Cap
Material (s) Plant fiber. Natural pigments. Aluminum. Wood [Vegetable fiber. Pigment. Aluminum. Wood]
Location (s) Kenya
Centimeter Size (s)
Length: 71
Width: 18
Height: 18

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