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HA - Doll of Kadazan Papar Couple (SABAH)

RM 256.00

The women, Humee, of Kadazan Papar wear a distinct costume, which are conical hat of fine bamboo strips, a knee-length skirt with horizontal and a vertical strip of cross-stitched panel line with gold thread and a short jacket with Betawi buttons over a white blouse. The conical hat features coloured feather-downs or artificial flowers at the top shows the wearer's marital status. Feather-downs for the single lady and flowers for the married woman. A widow, grandmother or elderly women wears nether feather-downs nor flowers on her hat. The men, Akee, wear a long sleeved jacket and trousers with gold trimming.

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