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Black hat dance, Bhutan.
Africa | Hat (Mpu) from the Kongo people of DR Congo | late 19th century | Fiber
Japanese rain coat made of rice straw
Black silk riding hat, French, 1878. Label: "Exposition Universelli / 1878 / Seul Medaille"
Black Hat dancer at Tsechu festival in Thimphu, Bhutan.
Knit Hat, 1960s
Africa | Samburu woman. She could walk the runway as is
Costume Parisien 1823. Regency fashion plate.
Eli W. Buelca, Top Hat, 1870
A serene lady from the Belle Epoque
Harold Pierce Cazneaux, Doris Zinkeisen, 1929