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Africa | Cap | 15 x 24 cm (5 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.) | Fiber cloth | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Prestige Cap (Mpu Ntando?) Date: 19th century, inventoried ca.1875 Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Loango Coast; Cabinda, Angola; Republic of the Congo Culture: Kongo peoples Medium: Raffia or pineapple fiber Dimensions: H. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm), W. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm), Diam. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm) Classification: Textiles-Non-Woven Credit Line: Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (IIIC382)

Africa | Prestige hat / headgear from the Lega people of DR Congo | Vegetal fiber, buttons, elephant hair

Native American (Sioux) | |Maker: Thunder Elk: April 17, 1904 | Paint, sinew | Depth of frame. 5 cm. (2 in.); Diam. 35.5 cm. (14 in.)

Africa | Woman's headdress from the White River region of Sudan | Cotton and shells | 20th century

South Africa | Woman's hat (isicholo) | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Africa | Hat / headgear from the Lega people of DR Congo | Vegetal fiber, shells and buttons

Africa | Yoruba people, Nigeria | Garment for Twin Figure (Ewu ileke) | Cotton, beads, thread | 19th - 20th century | H. 6 1/2 x W. 6 7/8in. (16.5 x 17.5cm) Garment for Twin Figure (Ewu ileke)

Lega exhibition - Quai Branly Museum - Lucas Ratton Gallery - The hornbill symbolizes the man who has big ambitions but do not realize the efforts to be made to satisfy them. It also represents the woman who leaves her home regularly and that her husband must fetch the surrounding Hornbill nest of mud walls. "Those who suffer from vertigo never reach the treetops, they come down at the first fork" Proverb Léga

Africa | Bamileke people, Cameroon | Late 19th/early 20th century | Diameter: 20.3 cm (8 in.) | Raffia, crocheted