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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
The photograph depicts man wearing traditional barkcloth 'nogi'. "The main item of men's clothing was the 'nogi', a piece of barkcloth wrapped between and around the legs and held in place at the waist with a belt." "Mangbetu hats combine basketry with feathers in various ways. Most hats were made to be purely ornamental, but some had special meani...