• Dagara headdress
  • Africa
  • Burkina Faso
  • Width : 20 inch
  • Height : 43 inch
  • Depth : 20 inch
  • Helmet shaped headdress made of black iron. Worn by some leaders of the Dagara clan in the south-west of Burkina Faso, during the enthronement of chiefs (naaba). A male figure stands on top, while two others are riveted on the sides. Collected in Diebugu in 1979, but very probably older (1950-60)