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Hat - Artifacts

Man's cotton hat made of navy cotton with detailing in brown and beige batik and a piece of turquoise silk. This hat fits snugly on the head and is made up of 3 main pieces. Two pieces form around the side of the head and then one piece is inset in between. There are two strips of sword patterned (Kris) batik that are sewn on where the pieces meet. These batik pieces start at the back and run to the front cross over and then go towards the back. At the back in the middle is a batik bow. The inset middle has a batik design in brown and off white, near the front of the head. There are two pleated pieces that are sewn on to the front part of the hat. There are 17 small pleats on each side of these pieces. These pleated pieces are navy cotton with a small amount of batik in brown, black and off white. There is a small triangular batik piece that hangs down in the middle front. The hat is lined with heavy black cotton There is a white tag with red lettering on the inside.
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