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Coastal Wari (attrib by Nobuko Kajatani, 1993). Hat Fragment, 600-1000. Camelid fiber, 4 15/16 x 6 5/16 in. (12.5 x 16 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.224.91. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.224.91_bw_acetate.jpg)
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Four cornered hat probably worn by an adult male and constructed of camelid fiber knotting with inserted pile which has been cut. Decorated with images of birds and animal heads wearing headdresses, and a tassel on each corner.
Size: adult. Probable wearer: male. Camelid fiber knotting. Camelid fiber inserted pile, cut. TOP: Size: undetermined. Probable wearer: undetermined. Vertical camelid fiber warp. Camelid fiber weft. Warp-faced plain weave with complementary warp float pattern (reversible). Design: birds and Wari derived animal head with headdress (AR).
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