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Africa | Kuba people ( Bashoogo ), DR of Congo | Woven Basketry Hat | Early 20th century

Hat made of fibre on a coiled basketry base overlaid with a finely woven decorative surface. The top surface is decorated with two intertwined, striped lozenges which form a cruciform design.

Africa | Power figure from the Kongo people of Bas-Congo, DR Congo | Wood, metal and glass | ca. first half 20th century...Nkisi:

Power figure from the Kongo people of Bas-Congo, DR Congo

Africa | Hat (Kalyeem) from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Raffia, glass beads, cowrie shells and cloth | ca. early 1900s

Africa | Hat (Kalyeem) from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Raffia, glass beads, cowrie shells and cloth | ca. early 1900s

Africa | Hat with Disc ("Botolo") from the Sengele peoples of DR Congo | 20th century | Fiber and metal.

Sengele peoples Creation Place/Dates: Democratic Republic of the Congo, century Title: Hat with Disc ("Botolo") Medium: Fiber and metal Dimensions: 24 in.

Prestige Cap (Laket mishiing) | 20th century. | Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sankuru River region Culture: Kuba peoples  | Raffia palm fiber, cotton, glass beads, hide, cowries shells

Prestige Cap (Laket mishiing) from the Kuba people of the Sankuru River region of DR Congo. Raffia palm fiber, cotton, glass beads, hide/leather and cowrie shells.

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Shoowa "Velvet" Shoowa People, Kuba Kingdom DR Congo Early century Raffia, cut pile and embroidery

Basket Possibly Shoowa People Kasai region, DR Congo Early 20th century - Raffia palm fiber, coiling, embroidery

Basket Possibly Shoowa People Kasai region, DR Congo Early century Raffia palm fiber, coiling, embroidery Diameter: For published examples please refer to Weaving Abstraction by vanessa Drake Moraga The Textile Museum, 2011 pages

Africa | Bwami society ceremonial hat / headdress from the Lega people, of the Kivu region, DR Congo | Formed from the bony armoured skin of a Temmincks pangolin.  Buttons and basketry | Early 20th century

Finch & Co - Rare Central Zaire Lega Sacred Ceremonial Headdress

Africa | Hat with hornlike projections ~ misango mayaka ~ from the Yaka or Suku people of DR Congo | 20th century | Coiled basketry, glass beads, palm splints and palm fiber || Black and white insert ©Gelbard Photographic Archive of African Expressive Culture

Africa | Hat with hornlike projections ~ misango mayaka ~ from the Yaka or Suku people of DR Congo | 20th century | Coiled basketry, glass beads, palm splints and palm fiber || Black and white insert ©Gelbard Photographic Archive of African Expressive Culture

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