AFRICAN HATS and CAPS ARCHIVES


The hats and caps below have been sold and are left here for reference and educational purposes.

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KULANGO
Helmet

KUBA
Hat

YORUBA
Hat 1

BAMANA
Hunter's Hats

ASANTE
Hat 1

Photographs © Tim Hamill

VARIOUS TRIBES, Helmets

In traditional Africa, helmets were used not only as protection, but also to show status or rank. They can be carved from wood, cast in bronze or woven and embellished with horns, symbolic forms, cloth, cowries, metal strips and beads.

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