Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • hat, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • wool, cloth, string, paper
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8 x 27.5 x 29.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 1/8 x 10 13/16 x 11 5/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4914

The white wool hat has a short, rounded crown and a flat, round brim. The white strings over the crown divide it into wedges. It has a white hat band. There is blue decorative stitching around the edge of the brim made by crisscrossing wavy lines. It has a pink paper hat band inside.