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Beaded Cap


Artist Unknown (Bamoun (Bamum))


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Beaded Cap, Artist Unknown (Bamoun (Bamum))
Beaded Cap: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Textiles, Costume Accessory (Do Not Use) | Wool, raffia and glass beads
Size: 12 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (32.39 x 37.47 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Cameroon
Culture: Bamoun (Bamum), Africa, Cameroon
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: woven raffia covered with red wool on which are three large frogs made of applique green and beige squares surrounded by blue wool blanket stitching; triangular area of white beads in front and back; each frog also has eyes of white beads with blue bead c
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 81.39
Added to Site: February 28, 2009