Konga Legband (#5)- Kutu, Mongo, Konda & Kota Peoples - D.R. Congo - Sold

Konga Legband (#5)- Kutu, Mongo, Konda & Kota Peoples - D.R. Congo - Sold

Cast by expert blacksmiths, these extraordinary legbands were worn by rich women as a sign of nobility. Due to their weight, they were worn with a ring of plant fibers inside the legband to protect their ankles. In 1900, twenty of these currency anklets would secure a bride. 9.75"H x 5.5"W
Cast by expert blacksmiths, these extraordinary legbands were worn by rich women as a sign of nobility. Due to their weight, they were worn with a ring of plant fibers inside the legband to protect their ankles. In 1900, twenty of these currency anklets would secure a bride. 9.75"H x 5.5"W
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