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Paminggir people Ceremonial head-dress [pak sian] late 19th century Description: with the Chinese God of Longevity on a crane and figures of the Immortals
Title Notes: with Chinese Immortals: He Xiangu (with lotus), Cao Guojiu (with castanets), Lu Dongbin (with sword), Confucius (bearded sage), Lan Caihe (with basket of flowers) and Zhongli Chuan (with fan to revive the dead). Also depicted are the God of Longevity as an old man mounted on crane/garuda/sari manok, flowers and birds
Place made: Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, ceremonial objects, wool flannel, cotton, dyes, gold and copper alloy ornaments; appliqué
Dimensions: 13.0 h x 64.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1993