Man's Tortoise Shell Hat

Locality: Probably western coast of Mindanao | People: Probably Moro. Stock.| Name: Man's hat of tortoise shell. Sections joined with fine wire. Silver ornament surmounted with gold tip on top of hat. Rattan head "form" on inside. Purple cords with silver ornaments to fasten under the chin. | Collection: R. F. Cummings Expedition. (F.C. Cole, 1907-8). | Notes: It is possible the material may be carabao horn cut thin. Field Museum Catalogue Number: 108029

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