HOW TO MAKE A FOUR-CORNERED HAT WITH PILE THREADS - MIDDLE HORIZON STYLE
Based on a poster session at the Institute of Andean Studies in 2012 at Berkeley, CA,
the following photos demonstrate a procedure for making four-cornered hat (4-cornered hat)
worn by elite individuals during the Middle Horizon. Four-cornered hats were made with
and without additional short colored threads to create a "pile-like" surface. The procedure
presented below describes only the pile type four-cornered hat.