Borneo Hudoq Mask. Dayak people, Apo Kayan region, Central Borneo, Oceania. Painted wood with wicker cap.Hudoq means hornbill. These wild-looking masks are worn during agricultural ceremonies and to welcome important guests. Donning the mask, the Hudoq dancer scares away evil spirits from the longhouse. By clowning around, the dancer provokes tears of laughter which are believed to help water the newly planted rice.

Borneo Mask Hudoq, the ears are stylized bird heads. When worn with the wicker cap and long hornbill feathers, this is a very impressive character. The feathers are missing because hornbills are an endangered species.

Tracing - Indonesian Dayak Pattern by art-rinay.deviantart.com on @deviantART

learn to trace, Indonesian dayak pattern tracing - Indonesian dayak pattern

Borneo is the 3rd largest island in the world. The indegenous tribes are called Dayaks. There are over 250 tribes of Dayaks in Borneo.

Borneo is the largest island in the world. The indegenous tribes are called Dayaks. There are over 250 tribes of Dayaks in Borneo.

Bouclier Dayak - Bornéo - Indonésie - Bois léger - décor polychrome peint (noir- rouge - blanc) - cheveux - rotin

Bouclier Dayak - Bornéo - Indonésie - Bois léger - décor polychrome peint (noir- rouge - blanc) - cheveux - rotin

DAYAK IBAN HAND MADE BEADED HAT DAVID HOWARD TRIBAL ART DAYAK IBAN HAND MADE…

DAYAK IBAN HAND MADE BEADED HAT DAVID HOWARD TRIBAL ART DAYAK IBAN HAND MADE…

Dayak Shield, (back & front view)   Origin: Indonesia, Borneo, Kalimantan Circa: 1900-1915  (128x35cm)  #indonesia #tribal #dayak

Dayak Shield, (back & front view) Origin: Indonesia, Borneo, Kalimantan Circa: 1900-1915 (128x35cm) #indonesia #tribal #dayak

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