Original Lega Hat DRC

$700.00

Product sku AFR331NM34A

Description

Original Bwami secret society 1950s Lega hat from Democratic Republic of Congo. Traditional intricate grass woven dome shaped hat with strap decorated with symbolic animal symbolism and worn by grand members of the Bwami society during ceremonies celebrating new initiates. This hat is embellished with old buttons from colonial or western missionaries. Along with rows of symbolic medicinal pangolin scales.

Dimensions
Length 6 in
Depth 6 in
Height 16 in

Quantity 1 in stock

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