Aleutian Islands Shaman's headdress - the hide head band formed from the nostrils and facial skin of a marine mammal, suspending long cylindrical bone pendants with incised dots and linear motifs, one in the form of a stylised animal, creamy patinas.
Shaman’s Costume Mongolia The National Museum of Mongolia “This is an elaborate shaman’s costume. The Caftan is of cotton with a woven geometrical pattern. The gown hanging over the chest has a nickel-plated brass mirror to ward off evil spirits.
an interesting fact - A Previous Pinner: The Hill of Tara, one of the most revered spiritual sites in Ireland, is a place where druids held festivals, priestesses were trained and shaman’s rites were performed. Dating back to about 4000 B.
Pair of Haida Polychromed Wood Shaman’s Rattles each in the form of a bird in flight, possibly a swan or oyster catcher, constructed of two hollowed sections joined together, with a long cylindrical handle, the upper section masterfully carved with.