7 in. x 18 in. (diameter) (17.78 cm x 45.72 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Hats like this one express the wearer’s heritage through its depiction of a clan’s mythological animal crest. In addition, cedar wood frames would have been stacked on top of the hat and topped with ermine, further communicated the rank of the wearer.
This object has the following keywords:
- hats - Shaped coverings for the head having a brim and crown, or one of the two.
- headgear - Any covering for the head.
- Native American - Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
- North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
- Northwest Coast Native American styles - Styles belonging to Northwest Coast Native American cultures.
- weaving - Generally, the process of interlacing strands or strips of various materials, such as cane, textile, or twigs, to make materials or objects such as wicker, cloth, baskets, or wreaths. Specifically used for the process of making textile on a loom or other weaving device by interlacing warp and weft in a particular order.
- Worlds to Discover: 125 Years of Collections at Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr College , Sep 24, 2010 – May 28, 2011
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
and Emily Croll.
Worlds to Discover.
Bryn Mawr College.
Bryn Mawr, PA, 2010
Page Number: 34
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