hat (clothing: headwear)

Hat in a conical shape, with an inner ring for fitting over the head. The hat is made of sheets of mengkuang leaf with rattan binding, and there are eight strips of plant material between each sheet of pandanus leaf, four of which are painted black, and the other four are painted pink.

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