Huari Four-Cornered Hat, Peru

Huari culture, Peru
Camelid fibers, natural dye
A.D. 700-1000
5.25″ (13.3 cm) high by 5.75″ (14.6 cm) diameter

Ex. Fifi White collection, California 

An unusual brown and tan checkerboard four-corner hat with a brown bordered blue square on the top. It has been professionally lined with brown cotton and sits on a custom leather base. In excellent condition, with just a little restoration on the blue square – please see photo.