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[Cream Portuguese-style dongarosu hat, Hawaii]

Kumasaka, Kaku

[Cream Portuguese-style dongarosu hat, Hawaii]
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hat
H: cm, Circum: 40 in
cotton

Hawaii,

(2004.1.22)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 dongarosu hat ; cotton ; brim 40 in. (circumference)

Cream colored canvas Portugese-style dungaree (dongarosu) hat with 3 in. brim composed of 4 panels and 6 in. crown composed of 6 pie-shaped panels; unlined. The band inside the hat is marked "Kawakami Collection" in black ink. Self fabric binding where crown attached to brim; edge of hat is finished with same fabric binding; 4 rows of decorative stitching on the brim.

History
Referred to as konpan papale/dongorosu in Kawakami book (p. 83).

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