Akha Tribe Headdress – ATH00026
Beautiful female headdress from the Akha tribe situated between Burma and Thailand in 19 th Century. These headdresses are usually worn in ceremonies and its decorations help to identify the wealth of the woman’s family. This intricate headdress is adorned from back to front with coins, large metal balls, shells, metal pieces, fur and beaded. The coins on this headpiece signifies that the wearer is from a wealthy family.