Longhorn Miao - China
Longhorn Miao | Suo Jia, Liupanshui, Guizhou | China, 2016
The Longhorn Miao are known for their impressive headpieces which are made by wrapping woollen strands around a large horn-shaped wooden comb. The headpieces were originally made from the hair of ancestors, in order to keep them close, and they would be preserved for up to four generations.
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074 x 062 cm - Edition of 9
120 x 100 cm - Edition of 6
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