Hand made white cloth backed red textile edging on the bottom decorated in 75 hand-hammered concave silver metal disks in two horizontal rows that encircle the entire circumference of the head band green, yellow, red, white, and orange trade seed beads two cotton string streamers, one on the right and one of the left and nine 5 Baht Thai coins depicting a Thai king.
Collection catalogue number reads: 965a and a circular red seal that reads: David Howard Tribal Art.
Approximate dimensions: 10 1/4 wide x 3 inches high..
Parallels: Published in Ten Southeast Asian Tribes from Five Countries, p. 236.
Condition: Wear from general use with no apparent loss or repairs. Two silver metal buttons are loose.
Up for Auction on September 25, 2020
Estimate: $800 - 1,000