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Woven Fibre Hat

Tribe Dynasty

Bali people

Country Of Origin

Cameroon

Date

19th/early 20th century

Size

20.3 x 16.5 cms (8 x 6.5 ins)

Condition

Small area of damage. See detail picture

Finely crocheted fiber hat worn by the Bali, a small tribe in the Central Grasslands. A group of similar hats is in the American Museum of Natural History, New York that were collected in 1898. Possibly a precursor to the cotton crocheted hats of Cameroon.

Price

€400

Reference No

154

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