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Africa | Basket from the Mangbetu people of Niangara, DR Congo | Plant Fiber and wood | ca. 1915

Authentic old Ethiopian Lyre / Harp or Bengena Musical Instrument. Wooden supports over carved wooden body and leather hide stretched over the chamber. With woven rope/string attached. One of the oldest I have seen anywhere.

Africa | Hat from the Mangbetu people of Medje, Belgian Congo | Plat fiber, feathers and dye | ca. 1915.

Africa | Bow harp from the Banda Togbo people of DR Congo | Wood, skin, glass, metal and plant fiber | 19th to 20th century. this one look like a guitar, the usually used that in rituals.

Africa | Chief's hat from the Mangbetu people of Medje, Belgian Congo | Plant fiber with bunches of the red tail feathers of the gray parrot | ca. 1915