Southern Peru or Northern Chile, Tiwanaku / Four-Cornered Hat / (16th Century blade)Southern Peru or Northern Chile, Tiwanaku
Four-Cornered Hat
(16th Century blade)

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Creator Nationality: South American; Pre-Columbian; Andean; Tiwanaku
Creator Name-CRT: Southern Peru or Northern Chile, Tiwanaku
Title: Four-Cornered Hat
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1500
Creation End Date: 1599
Creation Date: (16th Century blade)
Creation Start Date: 400
Creation End Date: 1000
Creation Date: c. 400-1000
Creation Place: southern Peru
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Classification Term: Costume
Materials and Techniques: alpaca
Dimensions: Overall: 14.6cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1997.150
Credit Line: James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund
Context: Tiwanaku's political, economic, and religious influence extended from the high plains of Bolivia to the western slopes of the Andean mountains, a region now incorporated into the nations of Peru and Chile. Made of multi-colored alpaca yarns, the hat is constructed in one piece, from the top down. Tiwanaku style goods of perishable materials are often preserved in the tombs of this arid region.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1997.150
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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