Mambila Chameleon Headdress
Approx Age: Early – Mid 20th Century
Dimensions cm: 33 Long x 17 Wide
Ref. Number: 0153
This Mambila chameleon headdress is absolutely adorable and very rare. Stunning expression, detailed features, beautiful symmetry and a lovely patina created from handling and use. It has old evidence of insect erosion, some pigment remains around the eyes, teeth and on the back in the crevices of the criss cross design.
Provenance: Ex Dutch private collection.
Appears in the book: Chameleons of Africa, authored by Colin Tilbury.
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