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Philippines Ilongot Headhunter Headdress Panglao Hornbill skull

Ilongot headhunter traditional prestige symbol ornament! This is a new handicraft used by students and performers during tribal shows, dance and festivals.

Materials:  wood/ wicker rattan, copper, brass, real hornbill skull, pearl shell, beads

The wearing of the "Panglao" indicates to all that its owner has taken a human "head".  For the Ilongot, red is a highly charged color which excites passion, anger and energy.

similar example can be seen on page 168 of "Form and Splendor" by Roberto Maramba, Published 1998

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  • Shipping Weight (Plus Packaging): 500grams