Black and white top knot made from animal hair.

Item

Title

Black and white top knot made from animal hair.

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

Hair
Headgear

Description

Black and white top knot, worn by a man on the front of his head for dancing [see photo of O.N.188]. The topknot is constructed from a tuft of hair [possibly goat] sewn and tied on to string.[FHM27/06/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

c.1930

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Animal Hair
Tied

Identifier

ETH.ANG2.755
A36/755

Source

Antoinette and Diana Powell-Cotton
1936

Space/Place

Angola
Africa

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust