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infant sized chullo (knitted cap)
  • Laime Huaman Francisco
    active: Peru
  • infant sized chullo (knitted cap), 2009
  • Where object was made: Accha Alta, Cuzco region, Peru
  • alpaca wool, knitting, dyeing, braiding
  • Object Length/Width: 37 x 17 cm length includes ties
    Object Length/Width: 14 9/16 x 6 11/16 in length includes ties
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0144
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Woolen cap with small brown earflaps and braided ties and a red and white yarn tuft on top. The hat is primarily brown, but there is a band of solid colored triangles above a band of two-colored diamonds. The colors: red, white, green, orange, and dark blue. The colored decoration is only a surface treatment, and does not go through the substance of the hat.