Forensic Fashion
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>Costume Studies
>>1871 Ifugao kadangyan
Subjectkadangyan war leader
Culture: Ifugao Igorot
Setting: tribal warfare, Luzon highlands late 19th-20thc
Object: headdress

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* Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology > Pacific Islands Hall
"Hornbill Skull  hornbill skull, twine  Philippines, Luzon, Ifugao, Ilongot (?)
Hornbill skulls are used for many different types of ornaments.  Small pieces of the red skulll are used to make earrings, while whole skulls were often used as part of head dresses." ...