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Fulani Hats

The traditional Fulani hat is a vibrant testament to the lives and culture of a nomadic, cattle herding, people group from across sub-saharan Africa. As comfortable as it is interesting and unusual, this lively chapeau is authentic West African headwear that makes a fabulous wall hanging as well. These are especially popular with drummers. This hat displays a rich cultural significance for many African people. not only is it worn to protect the wearer from the harsh rays of the sun, but is also a symbol of wealth and status. During festivals Fulani men will wear these hats as way to attract women. Made from leather and fiber, each hat is embellished with cowrie shells and to other typical Fulani adornments. hot also have nicely finished undersides. each one is hand-made by the people of Mali, West Africa.

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