Art of the Americas - Four-Cornered Hat, Huari Culture, Peru

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Four-cornered hat
Huari culture, Peru
Camelid fibers, natural dye
A.D. 700-1000
5.25" (13.3 cm) high by 5.75" (14.6 cm) diameter

Ex. Fifi White collection, California 

An unusual brown and tan checkerboard four-corner hat with a brown bordered blue square on the top. It has been professionally lined with brown cotton and sits on a custom leather base. In excellent condition, with just a little restoration on the blue square - please see photo.


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