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Object Number:AF1580
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bankutu
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Plant Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:376 - Other Number

Description

Dark brown;tightly woven cap; two horizontal rows run along the rim, the first of slanted parallel lines and the other which is directly above is of small protruding triangles,point facing out; 3/4 around the middle of cap are large triangular pleats; the crown appears to be crocheted.

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