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Headdress Hausa Nupe Hunter Bird Nigeria African Art 16 Inch

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Title Headdress Hausa Nupe Hunter Bird Nigeria African Art 16 Inch
Country of Origin Nigeria
People Hausa or Nupe
Materials Wood, leather, beads
Approximate Age 20th century
Height (in) 16
Width (in) 2.75
Depth (in) 10
Dimensions Height: 16 Inches
Width: 2.75 Inches
Depth: 10 Inches
Overall Condition Poor. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners. Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use. We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings. Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage. Rusted surface , one side of trap broken
Damage/Repair Damaged eye bead, cacks, worns and cracked leather, dirt and wear

Additional Information: A hunter's headdress carved and worn by the hausa. The base attaches at the forehead and give the wearer the appearance of a bird. Many examples of the form use a real bird beak rather than carved wood. Wrapped in leather and equipped with strap.