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Tetum people Warrior's head ornament [ilaf or vilu bokof] early 20th century Title Notes: with stylised human figures with pronounced hands and body decoration and abstract geometric design, of a ritual warrior [meo]
Place made: south Belu region, west Timor, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, cotton, dyes, string; tapestry weaving, twining, supplementary weft wrapping
Dimensions: 69.4 h x 29.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.2294