Tyn Hat

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Description

Origin: Cameroon. Plant fiber and feathers; 14 x 8"

Abstract

A ceremonial hat made by the Bamileke people of Cameroon from feathers and woven plant fiber. The hat is opened and then worn on the owner's head; pictured here it is closed. It appears to be handwoven and features a multitude of differently colored feathers.

Date

circa 1960

Identifier

a_34

Files

ms048_a_34_tyn_hat.jpg

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Citation

unknown, . “Tyn Hat.” WCSU Archives, 26 Dec. 2017. Accessed on the Web: 24 Feb. 2018.

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