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Description

A thin pliable piece made from one piece of dyed red leather. Long hood style gathered in four places on the crown. Has two white cords on tje upper two gathered places as ties. Two beads per stitch run around the entire edge, across the upper part, and down the centre to the end where a silver chain is attached with a brass (?) arrow point is at its end. Stitching is done with black and red cotton thread and blue nylon thread. Beads are multi-coloured,and different sizes. Smooth inside. Rougher outside texture.

History Of Use

Adornments such as rain hats have both practical as well as decorative purposes. They symbolize cultural, social, economic divisions for both women and men. Often substitute modern materials on adornments such as pieces of chain, and fishing nylon.

Cultural Context

clothing; decoration

Item History

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