Object photography

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Object description

  • Northwest Coast artist
  • Hat, early 19th century
  • Cedar bark
  • Northwest Coast, North America
  • H: 4 in, dia.: 15 3/4 in (H: 10.2 cm, dia.: 40.0 cm)
  • Gift of the United States Naval Academy, 1923
  • E19076

DESCRIPTION

This is a hat made with a very fine weave, probably of cedar bark. It is now comprised of several fragments, yet, the weave is incredibly well done and refined.