Requires Photography

Hat

African, Mali, Bamana peoples
20th century
Artist Unidentified


Object Place: Mali

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 35 x 22 cm (10 1/4 x 13 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2637

Medium or Technique

leather, cloth, horn, fur, shells, string, encrustation

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Provenance

1980, sold by Mr. Sillah (or Silla), Paris, to Geneviève McMillan (b. 1922 - d. 2008), Cambridge, MA; 2008, to the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation, Cambridge; 2009, gift of the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Geneviève McMillan in memory of Reba Stewart