Basketry Flat Cap (Laket)
Arts of Africa
late 19th-early 20th century
height: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); diameter: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Natural color. Brown pieces around the edge. Coiled, knotted, twisted-decorative twisted fringe. 4 flap-like edge extentions. Condition: worn. The hat has been crushed, wrinkled and stored inside out.
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Kuba. Basketry Flat Cap (Laket), late 19th-early 20th century. Raffia, height: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); diameter: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1621. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1621_front_PS5.jpg)
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