Dayak - Borneo, West Kalimantan - Indonesia

Dimensions: Height 29"
A modang staff carved with a spirit figure reverse 2 monkeys. A headress decorated with triangles filled with dots, a distinctive feature in modang carvings,the rhombic mouth another.. A pierced loop sits above the headress and is for the attachment of feathers . This piece is used for the Hudoq ritual for commence and harvesting of padi. It is usually held by the Hudoq leader during the ritual who wears the mask od the Rhino, Spirit of the land.
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