LEGA CAPS, DRC

 

LEGA
Cap 1
13" high
$200

 

LEGA
Cap 5
15.5" high
$200

 

LEGA
Cap 6
16.5" high
$200


 

LEGA
Cap 7
14" high
$200 

 

LEGA
Cap 11
16" high
$200

LEGA
Cap 12
16" high
$200

Photographs © Tim Hamill

LEGA CAPS

Despite their appearance these caps were probably made to be sold.

The measurement is the height including the raffia or chin strap.

Lega caps were used in instruction and initiation ceremonies of Bwami, the association that Lega men rise through with lifelong learning and deeds.

 

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