Fulani straw hat with red leather brim and detail. Fulani hats are trademark of West Africa's Fulani people a serious collector's item and has great cultural significance. It is typically worn by the Wodaabe, a nomadic cattle-herder subgroup of the Fulani.
At the very top of the hat there is a knob which is covered in leather. At the base of the hat there is a chinstrap at the end.
The soft straw hat is 18" diameter makes this a focal point of any wall decor or an afrocentric way to keep the sun off your face.