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palm leaf hat
  • Ifugao peoples
  • palm leaf hat, late 1800s–1899
  • Where object was made: Luzon, Philippines
  • palm leaf, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6 x 36 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/8 x 14 1/8 in
  • Gift of Captain William R. Van Tuyl
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3062

The shallow round hat is made of woven palm leaves. It has a hole in the top center. The hat is disc-like with no distinction between the crown and brim. There is a band inside to keep the hat in place.