Hat with plaits 1932.16.0134

MOTIF DESCRIPTION

In two parts:  a hat with roundels of different colours and braids.  The lower section, 15 cm, of each braid is wrapped in threads of different colours, forming a zigzag pattern.  The tip of each hair braid was looped round into the final wrapping thread and the loop used to secure a tassel of red yarn.  The back section has an extra piece with threads imitating hair.

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUE

Hat:  camelid hair

Wig:  human and camelid hair

DATING AND ORIGIN

– Horizonte medio – Huari

Facts

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Size 75 cm
Item number 1932.16.0134
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Category Other