Hat

Woven like a basket, this salakot is hard and helmet-like, but light. The cast metallic decorations and finial indicate a man of high status wore it. The woven inner band keeps the hat in place on the wearer’s head. Today, this traditional weaving technique is used to make attaché cases and handbags.


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Do you have a textile made of bamboo – how does it compare to textiles made of other fibres?

responded: Mar 31, 2010

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