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hat with earflaps
  • Peru
  • hat with earflaps, late 1800s–1969
  • Where object was made: Cuzco, Peru
  • wool yarn, knitting, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 38 x 23.5 cm height includes tassle
    Object Height/Width: 14 15/16 x 9 1/4 in height includes tassle
  • Gift of Julian Holtzman
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6701

The conical hat has earflaps. The cone portion has a dark brown tip with a dark brown, green, and red tassel. Small portions of the dark brown field are seen in the colored stripes below: orange, white, light green, bright pink, and yellow. The wider dark brown stripe has a red geometric design with blue detail. There are more stripes in green, white, and blue. The wider brown stripe has blocks of red and yellow and dark brown zigzag over the top. There are stripes in green, white, and pink, then a solid band of bright pink above a checkerboard with dark brown, green, red, and white. It has red zigzagged edging. The earflaps have a triangle in the center in blue, red, yellow, white, and green. It has the same checkerboard and zigzag edging as above.