African tribal art hat with Cowrie shells. LEGA, from D.R. Congo.
26th May 2019
African tribal art woven fibers ceremonial hat, from the Lega ethnic group, located in DR Congo. Vintage hat with a worn patina and pigments. The hat shows good signs of age and use.
Material: Woven fibers, cowry shells
Dimension: 6.5" in height ( 17 cm).
Overall Condition Good, for scrapes please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Early-Mid 20th Century.
The works of the Lega craftsmen are often used within the secret societies during various ceremonies, especially for the Bwami's Lega secret society. As with other tribal art pieces, they do have natural abrasions and scuffs. Approx. age: 70 years old. Registered shipping.
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