Tufted Raffia Hat

A wide-brim hat, made from coiled basket work, covered in loose raffia. It has two bands of raised, tufted, raffia around the top, and the brim.

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Further Information

  • Type: Costume, dress
  • Object: Tufted Raffia Hat
  • Materials: Vegetable, organic fibre
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 200mm
  • Production Date: About 1903
  • Associated Places: Sierra Leone: Sherbro District (Created)
  • Associated People: A. Ridyard (Donor)
  • Museum: World Museum Liverpool Sierra Leone Collection
  • Accession Number: LIVCM.

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