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West African Horse Headdress
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African Horse Headdress or Kwalkwali

This horse’s headdress would once have been part of a set of parade or show armour rather than being used in battle. The headpiece is called a Kwalkwali. It probably comes from Northern Nigeria, and is typical of the decorative style of the Hausa and Fulani peoples who live in that region of West Africa

Image: © Doncaster Museums