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Hat

Object Number:2003-43-26
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Birch Bark
Wood
Paint
Technique:Sewn
Applique
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1899.1.26 - Other Number
74-1-150 - Other Number

Description

Cone-shaped birchbark hat decorated with applique scroll designs painted red, blue and black. Bark lashed to circular carved wooden frame at the rim. Interior headband of birchbark covered with cloth.

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