Made from plaited cane and goat hair, this helmet is ceremonial and worn during rituals and festival dances. For the Naga, ornamentation has to be colourful and made from natural materials such as feathers, bone and shell. Materials convey clan identity.
|Material||cane; boar’s tusks; ?leather; ?leather|
|Collection class||Religion and magic|
|Production year high||1930|
|Function name||Ceremonial or war helmet|