Dimensions: 17.75" high by 6.5" diameter 33" high including stand.
Material: Chicken feathers and natural woven fibers
Country: Eastern D.R. Congo
The Komo are known for their tall, conical
hats to show the status of their owners.
Women of the highest grade in the
Mampombo association wear ornamental
headbands. Other hats (mpuko, nkamba)
similar to this one are worn by diviners and
in possession cults. Stand not included