Raffia Hat

A hat, made from coiled grass, or raffia. It has a wide brim, decorated with dark brown stripes. The crown is wrapped in a thick bundle of raffia.

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Further Information

  • Type: Costume, dress
  • Object: Raffia Hat
  • Materials: Vegetable, organic fibre
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: 240mm [H] x 520mm [D]
  • Production Date: Pre 1852
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: James Fawsett
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1852.930.31

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