Baga Sitemu Female Bust Headdress

$12,000.00

Product sku AFR331JC35

Description

Original "Signal" Baga Sitemu female bust headdress were worn with raffia skirts during various ceremony's including weddings usually performed at night with fire torch light to show the traditional painted red figure. "Signal" always have three colorful hair crests resembling serpents. Many times each headdress is given a name of a women in the village. Circa 1940's. Guinea

Dimensions
Length 11 in
Depth 12 in
Height 31 in

Quantity 1 in stock

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