LEGA CAPS ARCHIVES, DRC

The Lega caps below have been sold and are left here for educational and reference purposes.

For UNSOLD Lega caps GO TO LEGA CAPS PAGE (1-12)

 

LEGA
Cap 3
SOLD

 

 LEGA
Cap 4
SOLD

 

LEGA
Cap 9
SOLD

 

LEGA
Cap 10
SOLD


 

LEGA
Cap 2
SOLD

 

LEGA
Cap 8
SOLD

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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