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Malay people Noble bridegroom's head-dress [bebulan semutar or tengkolok sering?] late 19th century Title Notes: with naga serpent or dragon, phoenix, butterflies, the God of Longevity mounted on a crane, a double fish roundel as the Chinese symbol of cosmic unity: yin yang, a bouraq-like creature and elephant-lion [peksinagaliman] with a rider in shadow puppet [wayang] form
Place made: south Sumatra, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, woollen cloth, velvet, cotton, gold alloy, glass; appliqué
Dimensions: 12.0 h x 36.0 w x 34.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1994