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A Luba Bilumba chieftain Diviners Hat from the Congo, with glass beads, feathers and woven raffia. The fine beadwork is woven into the cloth. See: Memory, Luba Art and the Making of History, Mary Nooter Roberts and Allen Roberts, pages 186-188 for similar. Provenance: Gaëtan Schoonbroodt collection, Verviers. H=30 cm


The beadwork and woven raffia are in good condition; most of the feathers in good condition, but some on the back are somewhat damaged by insects (see images)


39.6 x 29.7 x 36.7 cm

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A Luba Chieftain diviners

Estimate €1,000 - €1,500Sep 22