chullo (Hat)

Physical description

Brightly coloured knitted cap with beadwork and tassels. Cap was knit in a small stitch, of fine thread. The hat is conical with a pointed top that holds a tassel of green threads. Two half circle panels with scalloped edges are attached at sides to cover the ears, with white plastic button decoration. Each has several tassels attached at bottom in pink, blue and light brown, hanging from which is a knit band with tassels of pink green and yellow at the bottom. The bands are edged with white beads. The pattern on the cap is of triangles and diamonds, with interspersed encircling lines in many different colours.