Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Klamath or Natinixwe (Hupa) maker
  • hat, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Klamath River area, Oregon or California, United States
  • plant fiber, porcupine quills, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 19.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 7 5/8 in
  • Gift from the Jedel Family Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0150

Hat with nearly straight sides, slightly rounded angle and flat top. It is light brown with a zigzagging band of dark brown with light colored quill diamonds within the band. Dark brown detail at edge of flat portion on top and near rim.