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'Marek Empang' Beaded Collar - Iban People, Sarawak, Borneo

Price: $495.00





Title: Marek Empang

Material: Beads and leather

People: Iban

Country: Sarawak, Borneo

Description: This ornate piece of beaded art is intricately
assembled to create patterns and designs that reflects
one of the most iconic components of Iban traditional
costume. Marek Empang is an elaborate beaded collar
worn by Iban maidens in most dances and ceremonies.
Beads are a mystical item for the ethnic tribes in Sarawak,
Borneo. They are considered as an item of status.

Collar dimensions: 37 1/2" outer length x 15 1/2" inner length x
10" width including tassels

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