hat (clothing: headwear)

Circular domed basketry hat, saruk or salakot. Surface decorated with patterning in complex weave of dark and light-coloured materials. Terminates in a wooden finial at the centre of the crown. Yakan people of Lamitan, Basilan province Philippines.

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