University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 50-49-1805
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Christian
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Northern Luzon
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Peel
Cotton
Bamboo
Paper
Height: 16.5cm
Outside Diameter:43.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950
Other Number20 - Other Number

Description

High conical crown, wide brim. Open lattice work of split bamboo, reenforced with wider hands on inside. Interlined with blue dyed paper and tax stamps; with black paper outside and 6 strips of split palm. Crown covered with dark blue cloth held on by rattan in geometric form. Edge of brim bound with brown dyed and natural rattan and cord string over bamboo hoop.


Bibliography:

[Article] Linker, Ruth. 1961. Philippine Hats. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 4 (1): pp. 30-36. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 35View Objects cited in this Publication

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