Abelam


ex Friedman Coll., Usa

 

ex M. Hamson, Usa

 

This is a striking Southern. Abelam Headdress - Notu.

 

Painted with ancestral effigies these headdress are worn by men during important ceremonies.   With traditional pigments and dry patina the headdress is well worn as can be seen by the usage around the 'handle'.

 

Ca. 1930s

 

31"




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