University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 69-15-18
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Dogon
Provenience: Mali
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Horn (animal part)
Cowrie
Technique:Basketry
Coiled
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1969
Other Number15369 - Other Number
79-3 - Other Number

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.


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