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basket woven hat , Apatani Arunachel Pradesh India (archives sold Singkiang)

basket woven hat , Apatani Arunachel Pradesh India (archives sold Singkiang)

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Tribal folk wear in Gujarat , India. Hodka village - Harijan or Meghwal tribal people.

Headdress, Banjara, Gujarat, India.  This is a beautiful example of Banjara headgear with a pot-ring for stabilizing the water jar and an very long panel with hundreds of cowrie shells that hangs down to protects a Banjara woman's back from splashing water. Cowries are very auspicious as they represent Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity.

India, Gujarat, Banjara, headdress with pot-ring for stabilizing the water jar and an very long panel with hundreds of cowrie shells that hangs down to protects a Banjara woman's back from splashing water

Rare basket headdress with mica inlay and painting, fabric, from Suluwesi Indonesia late 19th c (archives sold Singkiang)

Rare basket headdress with mica inlay and painting, fabric, from Suluwesi Indonesia late c (archives sold Singkiang)

India | Women from Kinnaur.  Himachal Pradesh | © bull2bul11, via IndiaMike

Kinnaur The Land of Gods-Kinnaur surrounded by the Tibet to the east, in the northeast corner of Himachal Pradesh

Mid Ming period headdress with silk and velvet, bronze central finial ( Singkiang archives sold )

Mid Ming period headdress with silk and velvet, bronze central finial ( Singkiang archives sold )

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