AboutVisitResearchCollectionsCommunity
Connections
Exhibits & EducationHarvard @ PeabodyPublicationsGet Involved
Skip navigation

Collections records may contain language, reflecting past collecting practices and methods of analysis, that is no longer acceptable. The Peabody Museum is committed to addressing the problem of offensive and discriminatory language present in its database. Our museum staff are continually updating these records, adding to and improving content.


We welcome your feedback and any questions or concerns you may want to share. Please contact us with your comments via email: pmresearch@fas.harvard.edu

Peabody Number: 42-12-30/3639C
Display Title: Hat, four-pointed
Descriptions:
Inventory Description: Organic, hat, four-pointed, red with green, yellow and white crosses, crown sepa
Object Description: Huari-style 4-point hat of weft-faced, weft-interlock tapestry band; designs: green, yellow, white pluses on red ground. Crownseparate pieces of slit tapestry sewn together; center edges overcast in red camelid (for 5th point?); weft: blue, white, rust camelid (z-2s) on cotton warps (z-2s); 2 pieces of crown sewn w/warps perpendicular; points: coiled cylinders of heavy cotton wrapped w/red, green, gold, red camelid needle knitted fabric. Warp: red camelid, tripled, (z-2s).
Classification:
Woven Fiber
Department:
Archaeological
Culture/Period:
Middle Horizon?
Inca
Huari
Geography/Provenience:
South America/Peru
Geo-Locale: Central Coast; South coast
Materials: Cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 13 x 14 x 9 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)
Quantity: 1
Provenance:
Donor: Dr. Alfred M. Tozzer (1942)
Donor: Mr. Donald C. Scott (1942)
Collector: Dr. Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (1941-1942)
null