This stylish black cotton twill dad cap has been brilliantly embroidered with Basquiat's iconic and richly symbolic gold crown motif, which adorns the front of the hat. With a convenient buckle strap for a personalized and comfortable fit, this cap is a perfect statement piece for any fashion-forward art enthusiast.
Crafted from 100% cotton twill, this cap comes in one size with close attention to detail, ensuring a high-quality product that is both durable and stylish.
The crown motif originated in Basquiat's Red Kings (1981) work, and since then, it has become a symbol synonymous with his oeuvre. Through the crown, the artist offers recognition and tribute to his influences and heroes while depicting Black men as saints and kings. By wearing this cap, not only will you be paying homage to the great Basquiat, but you will also be wearing a piece of art history on your head.
This 100% black cotton twill dad cap features Basquiat’s iconic gold crown motif embroidered onto the front of the hat with a buckle strap to get the right fit.
- 100% cotton twill
- One Size, with Buckle Strap
About the artwork: Basquiat’s crown is a symbol that often appears in his artwork and has become synonymous with his work. The first crown appeared in Red Kings (1981), and through all later presences of the crown in his work Basquiat depicted Black men as saints and kings. Through the crown symbol, the artist recognizes the power of his influences and heroes, depicting them and himself as kings.