The Peruvian woman’s headdress.

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The Peruvian woman’s headdress

The Peruvian woman’s headdress.

The Peruvian woman’s headdress changes from village to village. In some places scarf is worn under the flat, broad brimmed hat, which is made of homespun and trimmed with gold or silver tinsel.

Illustration by Jo Bartas

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Passementerie Work from the necropolis of Ancon in Peru.
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