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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: 40.5 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width: 15 15/16 x 9 1/16 in
  • Gift of Julian Holtzman
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6702

The conical hat has earflaps. The cone portion is white with blue-green stripes. The top and bottom stripes have a key-like pattern on the edges. The middle stripe has alternating male and female figures with yellow hats, bright pink skirts or pants and hats. The earflaps are white with a bright pink and white checkerboard at the center, a solid blue-green outline, a band of blue-green and bright pink blocks and a band of white and blue-green blocks near the edge. There is continuous bright pink edging around the earflaps and hat. There is a bright pink pompom on top.