Men's Prestige Hat (Ashetu)
Arts of Africa
Raffia fiber, pigment
early to mid-20th century
6 11/16 x 8 1/2 in. (17 x 21.6 cm)
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Gift in honor of William C. Siegmann in recognition of his contributions to the study and understanding of African Arts
Crocheted raffia fiber hat, with alternating bands of indigo dye on surface. Tufts of bound pile raffia, dyed indigo, have been sewn onto the surface in ordered rows.
Condition: some loss to raffia at top of hat.
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