- 58cm circ.
- Place of Origin
- Historical Period/Date
- 20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)/1960s
- Registration Number
- Buttonhole Stitch,Chain Stitch,Needleweaving,
- Caps,Costume - Men - Headwear,
Cap from Northern Nigeria from the Hausa ethnic group. A deep straight sided cap culminating in a slight peak, topped with a buttonholed disc. Strongly multicoloured with surface fabric completely covered in buttonhole stitch in a design of geometric shapes in bands separated by chain stitches. Needleweaving on top of cap. These caps are made and worn by men.