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Beaded hat (lluchu)
Beaded hat (lluchu)
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool Or Camelid Fiber, Glass Beads; Knitting
Dimensions:
20.3 x 37.2 cm (8 x 14 5/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.192
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

Medium to large hat, one piece, pink, all over patterning in multicolored glass seed beads, scalloped edging on bottom, one multicolored tassel on top.
Catalogue #70, p. 84, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Pair of man's leggings (winchucas)
headband (wincha)
belt (chumpi)
belt (chumpi) (early 20th century)