Titleholder's hat
Kuba people
DR Congo
First half of 20th century
Raffia, natural fibers and dyes
5" high x 7" wide  (12.5 x 17.5 cm )

A rare version of the Laket hat, the concentric circles appear as owl eyes, an important symbol for the Kuba  


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