Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mexico
  • hat, 1989
  • Where object was made: Asunción Nochixtlán, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • palm leaf fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 11.5 x 33.5 x 38 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 1/2 x 13 3/16 x 14 15/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4897

The cowboy hat is woven from light natural colored plant fiber. The sides of the brim are turned up. The top of the crown is concave on either side with a deep groove down the middle.