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: T/NIGE/622

: British Empire & Commonwealth

: hat

: Nigerian hat or cap - mushroom-shaped with a wide circular crown and brim narrowing to tubular sides. Crochet with a cloth circle in the centre of the crown. Crochet radiating out from crown in a broad green and narrow red, yellow concentric circles. Underside of brim and side of hat in natural cotton and navy blue wool with a bottom band of the orange and yellow stripe. Finished with a small yellow tassel.

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: Commonwealth Institute Collection

: Nigeria, West Africa, Africa

: Transferred from the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum, 2012