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Cap (chullo)

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Cap (chullo); camelid fibers; knitted. Natural yarns with polychrome dyed yarns (predominantly bright oranges, reds, and purples) in horizontal bands, all-over pattern of floating stylized animals. Condition: Good.

Credit Line

Gift of Louise Woodhead Feuerstein and Aaron Feuerstein

Bolivian (Calamarca, Aymara Culture), 19th century

Object Place

Calamarca, Bolivia

Dimensions

24.5 x 27 cm (9 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1992.549

Medium or Technique

Camelid fibers; knitted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes