'Isicholo' Hat  - Zulu, South Africa (MW72)
'Isicholo' Hat  - Zulu, South Africa (MW72)
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'Isicholo' Hat - Zulu, South Africa (MW72)

$1,600.00
This isicholo is based on a married woman's hairstyle from past generations. Most Zulu women wear these hats only for special or ceremonial occasions. A basketry foundation is overlaid with string or grass fiber dyed with a mixture of red ochre and fat. The hats are symbolic of a woman's maturity & her marital status.

This pieces is an old traditional pieces that shows signs of its authenticity. It is from the Misinga District on Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa.

Material: Human hair & ochre

Dimensions: 7" H x 14 1/2" Diameter Dimensions with Stand: 23" H x 14 1/2" D

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