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1999

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2017

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Ceremonial Hat, 20th century

This is a Ceremonial hat. It was made by Bamileke People. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is basketry covered with cotton cloth, embroidered with glass beads. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Gail Martin. It is credited Gift of Gail Martin.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 20.3 × 22.9 cm (8 × 9 in.)

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Ceremonial Hat, 20th century; Made by Bamileke People ; basketry covered with cotton cloth, embroidered with glass beads; H x diam.: 20.3 × 22.9 cm (8 × 9 in.); Gift of Gail Martin; 2017-63-1

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