Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item KMS_DA-983-246-001 - Hat

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper


General material designation

  • Object

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code

CA KMS KMS_DA-983-246-001

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


Physical description area

Physical description

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Custodial history

Scope and content

This object is a circular hat made of interwoven straw/wicker pieces. The brim of the hat is flat and circular which a thick edge of plant fibers bundled together. The center of the hat has a raised dome shaped piece where the hat was placed on the head of a person. The rest of the hat is composed of interwoven straw piece with create a criss-crossed pattern all over the hat. There are eight long pieces of straw that come from the edge of the brim of the hat and meet in the center of the dome dividing the hat into eight equal sections. The bottom of the hat has the same interwoven straw pattern. In between these two straw sides is a large piece of brown paper which makes the hat useful by creating a protection from sun through the holes that the interwoven pattern of the straw creates.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Okanagan Heritage Museum

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description


Digital object metadata



Media type





246.7 KiB


November 5, 2015 3:20 PM

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres