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African Cloth and Shell Shirt and Headdress

Auction:
2074
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$575$500

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Auction:
Sale #2074 - 2074
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

African Cloth and Shell Shirt and Headdress, Bamana, the short-sleeved pull-over shirt profusely decorated with cowry shells, the headdress with hollow wood cap, central pole, and cloth and leather tabs, all profusely decorated with cowry shells, (repairs), lg. of headdress 35 in.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Cowry, Cypraeidae, Shirt