Adire African Textiles: African hats in Paris

Adire African Textiles: African hats in Paris auction next week.

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A fine collection of African hats will be auctioned at Drouot in Paris next Tuesday (18 December) by auctioneers Neret-Minet, Tessier & Sarrou. The catalogue is on-line. Quite modest estimates for some unusual pieces.

Photo above shows Lot 95: West African hat of unknown origin.

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Lot 61: Madagascar

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Lot 64: Lesotho

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Lot 65: South Africa – Ntwana

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Lot 68: South Africa – Ntwana

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Lot 67: South Africa – Zulu

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Lot 75: Cameroon

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Lot 79: Kenya – Pokot/Karamajong

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Lot 84: Cameroun

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Lot 85: Nigeria – Yoruba. Is this really a “priest’s hat” I wonder ?

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Lot 88: Congo – Kuba

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Lot 90: Congo – Mangbetu

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Lot 92: Congo – Mbala

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