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hat (clothing: headwear)

Man's hat. Cap made of strips of vegetable fibre finely woven with a peak at the front. Covered with lattice work forming hexangonal patterns with a circular motif on the crown. Two small round eyelet vents to either side. Inner framework woven around horizontal bands of vegetable fibre. Reinforcing band of twill woven strips around lower part of inner and around outer edges including peak.

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