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iyira (hat)
  • Uda peoples
  • iyira (hat), 2004–2014
  • Where object was made: Akwa-Ibom, Nigeria
  • yarn, knitting, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 51 x 23 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 20 1/16 x 9 1/16 x 3 1/8 in
  • Not on display
  • C2014.003
Description

Red cap knitted with red yarn. The hat is very long and tapered at the end. At the point there is a large pompom made from the same red yarn. At both the top and the bottom there are three rows of small balls of yarn that also knitted.