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Lugbara or Mangbetu Baby Cover

Tribe Dynasty

Lugbara or Mangbetu

Country Of Origin

DRC

Materials

Fiber

Technique

Basketry woven

Condition

Small break on outer rim which has been expertly repaired

These sculptural hats were worn by women to cover their babies that they carried strapped onto their back while doing their chores. The hat protected against both sun and rain.

Price

€750

Reference No

1356

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