SPECIAL ADVISORY: The Yale University Art Gallery opens to the public with free, timed-entry tickets to special exhibitions beginning September 25, 2020. Learn More

Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Headdress

18th–19th century

Hammered gold

5 × 30 × 2 cm (1 15/16 × 11 13/16 × 13/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.735
Gold ornaments such as this are clan treasures or indicators of aristocratic rank.
Geography: 
Made in Flores, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Flores
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Dr. J. B. Luth, Hannover. Seller: Luth.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.