Wig hat

Wig hat
Wig hat
Date:
200–600
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Camelid Fiber, Human Hair; Looping, Oblique Interlacing, Wrapping, Twining
Dimensions:
127 cm (50 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Nazca - Wari
Accession Number:
2000.118.11
Acquisition Date:
2000-10-12
Credit Line:

The Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Collection
Gift of Caroline McCoy-Jones

camelid fiber cap of looping with long human hair braids attached along half its diameter; the braids are wrapped with polychrome camelid fiber yarns to form a geometric pattern; the braids are joined by several widely spaced rows of twining

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