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Bushcutter Hat

20th century

Plant fibers, feathers, and dye.

9 × 7 1/2 × 10 in. (22.86 × 19.05 × 25.4 cm)
Bequest of William Siegmann
2016.119.58
Geography: 
Liberia
Culture: 
Dan
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Possibly bought by Siegmann in Liberia before 1986
Bequest of William Siegmann to Yale University Art Gallery, 2016

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.