Tribal Armour from Toraja
A SYMBOL OF PROTECTION
This stunning armour is handmade out of water buffalo bone discs embroidered onto a natural fibre crochet west. It comes from Toraja on the beautiful island Sulawesi in Indonesia. In ancient times wests like this were worn by worriors during battles as a status symbol. Today they are used in traditional ceremonial dances.
Dimensions: Stand heights vary between 78 - 93cm tall x 43cm wide shield.
It comes complete with a blackened metal stand and it's story printed out for you in a beautiful envelope. Being artisan crafted each armour is slightly different.
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