Basket hat

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Culture/People
possibly Yukpa (Macoa/Macoita/Yupa) (attributed)
Collector
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Previous owner
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Seller
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Object Name
Basket hat
Media/Materials
Palm fiber, cotton cloth, commercial leather thong, dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, braided, coiled, stitched
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place
Coast; Venezuela
Collection History
Collected by American explorer, writer, artist, and photographer Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from Charles Furlong in 1917.
Catalog Number
4369
Barcode
004369.000
See related items
Yukpa (Macoa/Macoita/Yupa)
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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