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Ceremonial Hat

20th century

Dyed tail feathers of African gray parrot secured to a mesh cap

10 × 28 in. (25.4 × 71.1 cm)
Bequest of Paul F. Walter
ILE2011.9.115
Geography: 
Cameroon
Culture: 
Bamileke
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Gail Martin Gallery, New York, to January 27, 2006; Paul F. Walter Collection, January 27, 2006–2017;Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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