Straw hunter hat

Straw hunter hat

 

 

 

 

A large straw hat used by hunters and farmers. Plaited with smoked straw fibers, with a fabric chin-strap. 

A more elaborate hat of this kind, adorned with feathers, is illustrate in the magazine devoted to the Japanese 

philosopher and founder of the Mingei movement Yanagi Muneyoshi: Bessatsu Taiyō, Yanagi Muneyoshi no 

sekai : "Mingei" no hakken to sono shisō, Tōkyō : Heibonsha, 2006, p. 66.
A rare Mingei piece in fine conditions.

 

First half of 20th century. 

 

63 x 40 cm.

 

 

Price: Euro 550

 

Status: Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item no. BK414