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ID number:  BIRRC-D0341
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Title / Object name:  Man's cap
Object type:  Clothing
Place made:  Nigeria
Culture:  Hausa
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  18.5 x 26 cm
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This mans cap is made from narrow-loom woven cotton strips (8.5 cms wide) of the type called 'saki' (alternating warp threads in indigo and white, weft in pale blue and indigo). The lining is produced in machine-woven cotton baft. It was collected N. Cameroons before 1928.

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