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Object Number:AF1578
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:367 - Other Number

Description

Brown; body of cap is twined; 18cm long appendage protrudes from right side and a 14cm appendage protrudes from the left side; the left side piece contains a type of fiber (stick or reed), this is seen from the inner side of object; on back of hat, adjacent to one and other are two 5cm long appendages; a similar piece of fiber is found in one of the two small appendages on the back of the cap top of hat is crocheted; protruding from crown is a 7cm in heighth cylindrical piece;

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