Lega Hat with Shell Adornment MW63 - D.R. Congo
Lega Hat with Shell Adornment MW63 - D.R. Congo
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Lega Hat with Shell Adornment MW63 - D.R. Congo

$495.00
Materials: Natural raffia fibers, pigment, buttons, shells and elephant tail hair.
People: Lega
Country: D.R. Congo

The surface decorations reveal that this hat would have been worn by a person of the highest ranking in the Bwami association. The high level initiates identify with the elephants because of the animalís calm appearance; if disturbed, however, the elephant explodes in ferocious destruction. #MW63 - Ex Mina Wilkie Smith Collection

Dimensions: 14.5" high by 7" diameter 19" high including stand.

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