Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • hat, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • wool, string, cloth
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 9.5 x 25 x 26.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 3/4 x 9 13/16 x 10 3/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4915

The white hat has a rounded crown and a nearly vertical upturned rim, similar to a sailor's hat. The crown is divided into wedges with white string. It has white cloth edging on the brim and a white cloth headband. There is a light brown paper hatband on the interior.