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Ceremonial Hat

This is a Ceremonial hat. It was made by Bamileke People. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is basketry covered with acrylic and acetate cloths, embroidered with glass beads. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Gail Martin. It is credited Gift of Gail Martin.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 20.3 × 22.9 cm (8 × 9 in.)

Cite this object as

Ceremonial Hat; Made by Bamileke People ; basketry covered with acrylic and acetate cloths, embroidered with glass beads; H x diam.: 20.3 × 22.9 cm (8 × 9 in.); Gift of Gail Martin; 2017-63-1

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