The trademark hat of the Fulani people of West Africa. The red material and the tassels are leather, the tan material is straw, and it is further decorated with hand made cloth items. The Fulani are migrant cattle herders found throughout West Africa. This hat is one of the few things that is common to the tribe throughout a broad expanse of 'West Africa. A true collectors item, and a work of great cultural significance. 14" diameter. Made in Mali. C-A047 Learn
about the Fulani people
Kufi Hats-Mudcloth; Produced from authentic African mudcloth. Mudcloth is made using ancient and extensive process. Fabric is all hand spun making seven individual cloth sheets in this work. Each strip of cloth is then sewn together. The entire piece of fabric is then dyed in tea made from Bogalon tree found in sub-Saharan Africa. The tea acts as a fixative for mud painted designs that are hand painted using specially prepared mud. This piece has been bleached after entire process is complete to give a lighter look: unique and more treasured. Mud dye has been used for many centuries to pass African culture from generation to generation. Approx. 22" in circumference. Made in Mali C-A045
Fulani Straw Hat - Large The trademark hat of West Africa's Fulani people is a serious collector's item and has great cultural significance. The Fulani take tremendous care with their personal appearance, and this special hat is one of the few things that is common to their people. Now it can be yours as an outstanding home or office display decoration. Handmade in Mali, four lovely handcrafted beads enhance the shape in a warm and elegant design. The soft straw symmetry and impressive 18" diameter makes this the focal point of any wall. C-A046.
Hats are pressed in for shipping by default. If you want the hat to be sent to you un-compressed, please mention this in the comments section of your order, and your hat will be packed this way. Oversized shipping means that an uncompressed hat will cost approximately $40. for shipping. Ordering 4+, compressed or not, will incur oversized shipping. C-A046
Go to the game in style! Celebrate life with these fun hand-made baseball caps. Perfect for any occasion and great casual wear. Made out of mudcloth, dyed and woven to perfection. An authentic hat sure to capture anyone's attention. Selling out quickly, so make sure to get them before they're gone! All mudcloth is individually hand spun, hand woven, and hand painted, so each hat will be different. Photos shown here are representative only. Made in Mali. C-H140
Tie measures 56" in length. Pocket square is 11" X 11" Bow tie measures 17" in length and an adjustable elastic band that will stretch up to 24". Matching Kufi has a 23" diameter with an elastic back fro a customized fit.
A safari hat with kitenge fabric. Assorted colors and dsigns. None can be sepcified. Rim can be buttoned to side or let loose. Two strings to tie securely to your head. Size 7¾". Fits up to 25" head. Made in Kenya. C-H058