Kuba. <em>Basketry Flat Cap (Laket)</em>, 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)

Basketry Flat Cap (Laket)


Medium: Raffia

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th–early 20th century

Dimensions: height: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); diameter: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1621

Image: CUR.22.1621_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum