Arts of Africa
height: 3 9/16 in. (9 cm); diameter at base: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm) (show scale)
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Yombe. Cap, 19th century. Vegetal fiber, height: 3 9/16 in. (9 cm); diameter at base: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 00.75. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.00.75_side.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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Technique used-coiling and knotting. The knotting is raised in dark brown raffia. A natural color is also present.
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