Warrior hair ornament
India, Naga, Konyak
|B: 15 inch||1000 EUR|
wood, goat hair,
This hair ornament was worn by Konyak men in a bun at the back of the head and was a visible sign of their status as warriors.
Still dating back to the time of headhunting, the carved heads provide information about the number of heads taken by the wearer.