GAWAI ANTU IBAN WARRIOR Jacket Antique Costume - For Sale
GAWAI ANTU IBAN WARRIOR Jacket Antique Costume
Circa 1950. The jacket is adorn with tied motifs of Buah Sempuyong / skull basket & Throne of Petara / Spirit motif. Note the white diamond shape pattern, each carries a skull inside a basket. An important custome for various important ceremonies of the Kumang, Gawai, Gawai Antu(headhunting rituals for the dead) and traditional wedding.