Men's hat, Northern Luzon, Bontoc tribe, Philippines

Bontoc men typically wear their hair in a bun. A hat worn over the bun indicates that the wearer is a bachelor." This is a great example of a typical Bontoc men's hat, the cap itself of plaited basketry fiber in light and dark brown, the front in broad red plastic, adorned with colored textile, boar's tusks on each side, metal star and beaded chin strap.

Diameter hat itself about: 14,5 cm - 5.7 inch. Height hat itself about 5 cm - 2 inch.

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