What a great hat! She also wears a puffy purple polleras with colourful stripes and check out her long black plaits tied in blue ribbons at her waist.
Peruvian women wear traditional skirts called "polleras" or "melkkhay". Peruvian skirts are puffy because several are usually worn at the same time. Locals can tell a lot about a woman by her hat - whether she is from the city or the country; what region she is from, or even from what village.
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