Raffia Hat

A conical hat, made from coiled raffia work. It has a high, three-tiered dome, and a wide, upturned rim. It is decorated with dark brown stripes.

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Further Information

  • Type: Costume, dress
  • Object: Raffia Hat
  • Materials: Vegetable, organic fibre
  • Culture Group: Fula
  • Dimensions: 240mm [H] x 350mm [D]
  • Production Date: Pre 1869
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Henry Christy
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.4160

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