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gat (horse hair hat)
  • unknown maker from Korea
  • gat (horse hair hat), 1900s
  • Where object was made: Korea
  • horse hair, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14.5 x 33 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 11/16 x 13 in
  • Gift of Jack Jewell
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3064

The hat is made of black horse hair, woven into a screen-like fabric and constructed into a hat with a cylindrical crown, flat top and nearly flat brim. There are two ties, made of the same horse hair fabric, that are attached to the interior of the crown.