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Four-cornered hat

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Four-sided hat with four points. Four rectangles containing composite bird-camelid figures each side. Cotton net with polychrome (green, blue, red, white) wool pile.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.

Credit Line

Mrs. Cabot's Special Fund

Wari, Middle Horizon period, A.D. 700–900

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

Height x circumference: 11.4 x 47.5 cm (4 1/2 x 18 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1096

Medium or Technique

Knotted cotton ground with wool [camelid] pile

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes