hat with cone-shaped top; flat edge of hat covered in small panels with either a symmetrical floral design or a dancing figure; two long chains with three chime-like tassels hang from the bottom of the hat; top of hat has seven triangular panels; above flat piece there is a ring of half spheres; above the half sphere is a ring of coiled wire; in each corner of the seven triangular panels there are relief wire flowers; the seven triangles are covered in depictions of men, butterflies and flowers, going from largest to smallest; the top of the hat has a large wire cone with a tiny sphere on top

Hat, Date Unknown

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The Suzanne S. Roberts Fund for Asian Artexpand_more  2007.17.101

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Title
Hat
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2007.17.101
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hat with cone-shaped top; flat edge of hat covered in small panels with either a symmetrical floral design or a dancing figure; two long chains with three chime-like tassels hang from the bottom of the hat; top of hat has seven triangular panels; above flat piece there is a ring of half spheres; above the half sphere is a ring of coiled wire; in each corner of the seven triangular panels there are relief wire flowers; the seven triangles are covered in depictions of men, butterflies and flowers, going from largest to smallest; the top of the hat has a large wire cone with a tiny sphere on top