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Hausa Nupe Hunter Headdress Bird Nigeria African Art

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Title Hausa Nupe Hunter Headdress Bird Nigeria African Art
Country of Origin Nigeria
People Hausa or Nupe
Materials wood, leather, beads
Approximate Age 20th century
Height (in) 15
Depth (in) 13
Dimensions Height: 15 Inches
Depth: 13 Inches
Overall Condition Fair. 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 some arrested bug damage holes, scraped and peeled leather surface. chipped beak

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.