flower leaves

Part of dance costume for tari tenun dancer. Artificial flower spray, part of a dance costume. A strip of flattened metal shaped into a point at one end to be inserted vertically into the dancer's hair at the back of her head. The top is folded to hold 9 coiled wires, each terminating in an artificial flower. Those in the front five are floremed of five elongated petals of gold-coloured metal foil impressed with pleats. The four at the rear are of one such petal only

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