Texture

Apaca Woven Pillbox Hat

Description:
As researched by Jackie DeVito ‘18, this is a woven pillbox hat is from the Ifuago region of the Philippines. Tribesmen of this region, known as Igarots, wore these hats to display their marital status. The Igarots worked on rice terraces in the mountains. The material of this hat is likely rattan or abaca.
Attribution:
Gift of Kenneth L. Turk
Date:
1950s
Collection ID:
CCTC #2012.07.02
Notes:
Place of Origin: Ifuago, Philippines