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Man's circular cap of red satin to which a straight band is sewed, lined with light neutral brown cotton, embroidered with concentric bands on stylized ornament worked with colored silks (cream, black, blue, green, orange and red) and metal thread (gilded silver wound on orange silk) and small...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Indian, 18th or 19th century

Dimensions

12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: diameter of top. 125 Width of band .07

Accession Number

31.431

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes