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Head Ornament

Object Number:AF1572
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Baluba
Kosh (Culture)
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Plant Fiber
Feather
Height: 5 cm
Outside Diameter:24 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:1568 - Other Number

Description

Chieftain's cap, protruding from all sides of cap are red and orange colored parrot feathers. Underneath, foundation is a type of twisted fiber. Piece of leather, forming a loop, is found in center.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

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