flower spray

Part of dance costume for tari tenun dancer. Artificial flower spray, part of a dance costume. A strip of flattened white metal shaped into a point at one end for inserting into the wearer's hair and folded at the other end to hold a length of wire, itself wrapped with more wire, and from which protrude 7 groups of 3 springs. At the end of each spring is an artificial flower of more or less round petals made of gold-coloured metal foil. The pin would be inserted diagonally at the back of the dancer's head.

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