Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature hat
  • Mexico
  • miniature hat, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • horse hair, metal thread, plant fiber, weaving, dyieng
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1 x 2 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/8 x 3/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4767

The miniature woven sombrero style hat ismade of pink and white horse hair on a plant fiber weft. It has metal-wrapped thread on the rim and a hatband.