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Object Number:
69-15-18
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Dogon
Provenience:
Mali
Section:
African
Materials:
Fiber
Horn (animal part)
Cowrie
Technique:
Basketry
Coiled
Description:
Coil-work basketry hat, covered with cowrie shells. Two antelope horns attached to top. Band of leather bound red material is fastened over top of hat forming long "tail" in back. Three "ear flaps" fastened to hat and fastened together with woven leather string.
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase
Other Number:
15369   -   Other Number
79-3   -   Other Number

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