About this object

Woven vegetal fibre cap in plain, black, and brown fibers. Rim is plain with two black bands above separated by a band of alternate brown and plain vertical lines. Black line round top of crown, with band of black and brown chequer pattern round circumference of the tip. Three concentric circles in black on tip with plain central dot.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Textile/Clothing
  • Culture
    Bakongo
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Central Africa: Republic of the Congo
  • Date made
    1883 before
  • Materials
    Fibre Plant
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of J. G. C. Harrison, 1883
  • Collector
    J G C Harrison
  • Place collected
    Africa: Central Africa: Republic of the Congo
  • Date collected
    1883 before
  • Measurements
    80 mm x 170 mm x 170 mm
  • Note
    STOCKBOOK: Cap of plaited grass. Presented by J.G.C. Harrison. Loango.
  • Related people
    J G C Harrison (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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