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A Lega coronet for a female initiate

A Lega coronet for a female initiate

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1950: Item # 1286824

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Made of vine, feathers, cowries, buttons and raffia, this minimal crown-like hat was worn by a woman of 'bunyamwa', the highest grade for females of 'bwami.' Measuring 12.50"H, as mounted on a steel base. Very fine condition. From D.R.Congo, mid 20th century. Provenance: Charles Davis, New Orleans, LA, 1980's.