Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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men's hat
  • Cameroon
  • men's hat, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Cameroon
  • cotton string, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Michener
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7037

The conical hat is woven from cotton string. It has wide vertical stripes of yellow, purple, and medium blue. The thin horizontal stripes are the same colors. The tip of the hat is yellow with a yellow knob-like ring.

It was worn for everyday use.