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>Costume Studies
>>1907 Toraja to kapua
>>>armor
Subjectto kapua 'big man' warrior
CultureToraja
Setting: tribal warfare, anti-colonial resistance, Sulawesi highlands late 19th - mid-20thc
Objectbaju pa'barani armor = songkok helmet, pa'kara kara cuirass











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* American Museum of Natural History > Mead Hall of Pacific Peoples 
" [...] Horns appear on warrior's helmets and dance costumes, and are represented in graphic decoration." ...