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AS537: Paiwan Hat / Helmet

  • AS537 : Paiwan Hat / Helmet
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AS537: Paiwan Hat / Helmet

A fine and rare Ami hat or helmet from the indigenous peoples of Taiwan. The Ami are a nearby tribe to the Paiwan and have a very similar culture. This hat is made from tightly woven rattan, and then painted with natural pigment colors. The patina is good and dark from age and use.    

12 1/2" diameter by 5" Tall. 19th century, Taiwan.    ....$1800.00

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