Hat Item Number: Sf478 from the MOA: University of British Columbia

Description

Woven, wool hat, conical in shape with two triangular shaped earflaps with black and red tassel at the end. The body of the hat is detailed with geometric patterns of stripes, rectangles and zigzags light brown, brown, red, green and pink. There is a green tassel attached to the tip of the hat.

Narrative

Bought in Cuzco in June 1978 from Victor Olivera. Olivera said the hat was made in Ccatcca, a town southeast of Cuzco.

Cultural Context

Worn by men.