University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 68-35-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bambara
Provenience: Mali
Date Made: 1945-1968
Early Date: 1945
Late Date: 1968
Section:African
Materials:Hair
Wood
Reed (plant)
String
Credit Line:Gift of Katherine Reswick, 1968

Description

Wickerwork basket hat- "pill boc" style, with carved wooden antelope tied on top with cord. Decorated with tufts of grey animal hair, red cloth and red beads. See illustration on back of card. Made of after WWII


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)View Objects in Exhibition

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