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Culture Yorùbá
Title Hat (Oríkòbòfó)
Date Possibly 20th century
Medium Glass beads and thread
Dimensions Object: 5 11/16 × 7 1/4 × 8 3/8 in. (14.4 × 18.4 × 21.3 cm)
Overall: 5 11/16 × 7 1/4 × 8 3/8 in. (14.4 × 18.4 × 21.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Budd Stalnaker, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 2006.368

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This Yoruba hat is created to mimic the white wigs worn by British judges.

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"Hat | Collections Online." Collections Online. Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University, 2023.