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Woman's ritual hat
Woman's ritual hat
Date:
ca. 1900
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Rattan, Metal Wire, Glass Trade Beads, Leaf Of Lontar Palm
Dimensions:
26 x 23.5 cm (10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Bidayuh People
Accession Number:
1997.72
Acquisition Date:
1997-06-27
Credit Line:

Gift of Thomas Murray in memory of his father Eugene T. Murray

Exhibition History:

Unravelling Yarns rotation, (1993-6)
From Three Continents: Textile Acquisitions 1996-2000
Beauty, Power, and Prestige: Textiles and Costume from the Permanent Collection- New DeYoung opening, 10/05

Mushroom shaped hat with a long tapering base of black, white, red, and yellow vertical bands of beads and topped with a broad, flattened cone of rattan and Lontar palm leaf.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Ceremonial cloth (pua kumbu)
Ceremonial cloth (pua kumbu) (early 20th century)
Ritual hat
Ritual hat (early 20th century)