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Riguna

Scope note

Men's robe-like outerwear of cotton or silk, usually heavily embroidered with symbolic imagery around the neck and down the front; worn originally by the Hausa and primarily by the aristocracy, as a symbol of status, power, or wealth.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000258581

Broader Terms used

outerwear

Term used for

rigas
rigona

Equivalent Terms used

riga

Created

12yrs ago

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