Lugbara Women's Hat

Early 20th Century

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1,800 USD

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Description

A thickly woven rain hat worn by women of the Lugbara and Mangbetu tribes.

  • Tight and intricate weaving topped with a woven knob.
  • With an application of beeswax, these hats were worn by women to protect themselves and the babies upon their backs from the sun and rain.
  • On a custom mount.
Provenance

Private Belgian collection.

Condition Report
Revive
Fair
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Like New

Breakage and areas of loss to a two-inch section of the rim.

Thick encrusted patina.

Small areas of adhesive are visible around the woven knob.

Dimensions
Height: 19 inches / 48.26 cm
Width: 9.5 inches / 24.13 cm
Depth: 15 inches / 38.1 cm
Materials
Wicker, Powdercoated Metal
Decorative Style
Traditional Style
SKU

C74YG

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