a Moro helmet, lining of rawhide,
skull, peak and neck guard
fashioned from plates of kabau horn
laced to lining, eleven to flat neck guard,
twelve to crown, two for peak,
tall finial of conical form
with pierced floral pattern,

(from Sotheby’s Catalogue of Antique Firearms, Edged Weapons, Armour and Militaria, Modern Sporting Guns and Fishing Tackle Tuesday, 16th and Wednesday, 17th December 1980)



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