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hat with earflaps
  • Peru
  • hat with earflaps, late 1800s–1969
  • Where object was made: Cuzco, Peru
  • alpaca wool yarn, knitting, crocheting?
  • Object Height/Width: 55 x 25 cm height includes tassles
    Object Height/Width: 21 5/8 x 9 13/16 in height includes tassles
  • Gift of Julian Holtzman
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6703

The conical hat has earflaps. The cone portion is grey with a band of white four-legged animals in the middle, a band of black and white sawtooth above and a black band with an indeterminate white design below. The earflaps are also grey with a white design at the center. The texture of the hat is quite fuzzy, obscuring the designs. It is edged with white. There is a grey crocheted tassel on top of the hat and at the bottom of each ear flap.