Four-Cornered Hat

Camelid hair | 4 x 0.5in | 7th-9th century

Unknown Artist

Finely woven, brightly colored hats, customarily featuring a square crown, four sides, and four pointed tips, are most frequently associated with two ancient cultures of the Andes: the Wari and the Tiwanaku. The Wari Empire dominated the south-centra...
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