A HAND EMBROIDERED HAT FROM WAADABE TRIBE OF THE SAHARA, NIGER ( No 1196)

Price
$91
This is a rare hat from the Waadabe tribe of Niger, West Africa.  Nomadic travellers throughout the Sahara. Made of handwoven cotton textile, with intricate geometric embroidered patterns.  Features a glass bead and cowrie shell perimeter.  The interior is made of handwoven strip weave cloth.  This is a labour of love.  Each element is hand crafted and uniquely combined.  Has a used patina.  In good condition with some west. Width approx 25cm

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