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hat (clothing: headwear)

Wide-brimmed circular hat rising to a peak at the centre, formed of sections of leaf between layers of strips of bamboo skin woven diagonally to form a lattice on the inner and outer surfaces of the hat. Three wider strips of bamboo run in concentric circles close to the rim which is edged with a length of bamboo wrapped in bamboo strips. The peak is reinforced with further strips of bamboo bound …