Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Country Unknown
  • hat, late 1800s–2007
  • cotton thread, crocheting
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14.5 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 11/16 x 7 1/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3343

The cylindrical hat is made of unbleached crocheted cotton thread. The top of the hat has a band of diamonds near the perimeter, separated by lines oriented toward the center of the hat. The sides are decorated with a band of diamonds at the perimeter and two rows of diamonds, are staggered in placement.