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Basketry Flat Cap (Laket)

Arts of Africa

CULTURE Kuba
MEDIUM Raffia
DATES late 19th-20th century
DIMENSIONS height: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); diameter: 9 1/16 in. (23 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 22.1609
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Shallow crown, black band at edge (black yarn added to coiling yarn). Worn by man. Coiling and knotting. Four flap-like extensions at edges. Condition: good.
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