- Size: will fit 23"-24" circumference head, 16" diameter brim
- Color: natural
- Country of Origin: Ghana
This fair trade West African straw hat is both beautiful and useful. Tightly woven and lightweight, it makes an excellent sun hat. It has a braided leather adjustable chin strap, will fit a 23"-24" circumference head, and has a 16" diameter brim. It is handmade in the Bolgatanga region of Ghana, and is sometimes referred to as a Bolga hat.
If you order this hat you will receive the exact one pictured. Each one is unique and handmade, and there is only one. See our full selection of African sun hats here.
To shape the hat, wet it and put it over your head, then remove it and allow it to dry. It will conform to the shape of your head and also will stretch as much as .25" if necessary.
About the brand: Swahili Wholesale is a small business based in Eugene, Oregon that imports products from several African countries. It is a member of the Fair Trade Federation. In addition to working directly with artisan groups, it also has cooperative arrangements with development organizations like the Peace Corps, Aid to Artisans and the West African Trade Hub.