Nusa Tenggara oriental, West Timor
Ethnic headdresses / PUBLIÉ LE 06/05/2012 /
Traditional crown - Kaibauk
Period: Mid twentieth century
Material: metal alloy, silver, coins (Nederlandsch Indie 1945 photo below)
Function: Apparel, Warriors
The Kaibauk is a traditional symbol of East Timor. It is worn by men and women like a crown. It is made of silver and is shaped like a crescent moon.
Article published on 06/05/2012 at 05h19
in the category « Ethnic headdresses ».