Antique Korean gat, a tall cylindrical hat woven of horsehair with a wide brim. Framed with thin, black lacquered bamboo and with a ribbon for securing under the chin. Black gat were traditionally reserved for men of noble status who had passed the gwageo civil service exams. This hat comes with a custom metal stand.
Age: Jeoson Dynasty (19th century)
Dimensions: 7 1/2″ high (25″ high on stand) x 16 1/4″ wide