Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • hat, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • plant fiber, pigment?, cotton, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17.5 x 38 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 7/8 x 14 15/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4898

The round hat has a tall crown with four concavities bringing it to a point at the top. The brim is rolled up at the edges. There is yellow where a hatband may have been. It has shoelaces, one white and one red, for a chinstrap.