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