University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-61-1H
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Timne
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Section:African
Materials:Cotton
Goat Skin
Shells
Mirrors
Credit Line:Purchased from J. L. Buck, 1929
Other Number41056 - Other Number

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.


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