Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature straw hat
  • Peru
  • miniature straw hat, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 4.5 x 9 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5273

The small hat is woven from light natural colored plant fiber. The top of the crown is rounded, and the brim is deeply curved upward.