hat (clothing: headwear)

Oval basketry hat with wide downward-turning brim. Surface covered in open latticework of narrow bamboo splits. Crown embellished with two lines, in dark and light material, wrapped over the lattice and forming a point at the front of the hat. Two additional wrapped lines in dark and light materials at the front part of the brim. Philippines.

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