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50 Most Legendary Hats Throughout History The Long Horn Miao Tribe Headdress

The Long Horn Miao Tribe Headdress

A small sect of the Miao people, an ethnic group that resides in the Guizhou province of southwest China, wear traditional headpieces made of wood, wrapped in the hair of their ancestors, and then bound with wool. The whole endeavor takes an hour to prepare, and can weigh between four and thirteen pounds.

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