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Object Number:
29-61-1H
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Timne
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Section:
African
Materials:
Cotton
Goat Skin
Shells
Mirrors
Description:
Cylindrical hat of laths covered with white, red, and black cotton cloth, the crown decorated with white goat's hair and cowries, the brim formed by numerous lappets of goatskin decorated with red cloth, cowries, round mirrors, etc., resting on a stiff grass fringe.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. L. Buck
Other Number:
41056   -   Other Number

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