Subconical shaped basket hat made from hemp, beargrass, cedar root bark strips, and wool. Piece of cured hide located at top of hat, which was used to start the crown base.

Basket Hat

Nez Perce
ca. 1820 – 1845

Beargrass, wool, hide, hemp, cedar root. H 21.5, C 56.3 cm
Nez Perce National Historical Park, NEPE 8746