A cap, made from country cloth. Country cloth is traditionally made from locally grown cotton that is spun into thread, dyed, and woven into strips on a tripod loom. This cap is made form a length of cloth that has a striped design in indigo and undyed cotton

Further Information

  • Type: Costume, dress
  • Object: Cap
  • Materials: Textile
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: Unknown
  • Production Date: Pre 1963
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Dr. M.C.F. Easmon (Collector)
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.1963.64.01

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