hat (clothing: headwear)

Circular wide domed basketry hat with downward-turning brim. Formed of leaves over which is a latticework of dark strips, probably nito. The underside has a wider lattice of the same material and a raised band around the edge of the crown to keep the hat seated on the head. On top of the crown is a six-pointed star shape formed of vegetal fibre sheet, with a basketry finial. Philippines.

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