Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • hatband, late 1800s–1982
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • cotton thread, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 48 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 18 7/8 x 1 in
  • Gift of Robert J. and Celia Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5436

The hatband is woven from black and white strings. It has vertical zigzags. The ends of the woven portion are joined, leaving the loose ends as a long tassel.