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Cream-colored velvet cap embroidered with gilt yarn couched to ground. Scrolling patterns in bands around the lower edge, the seam between the top and sides, and in a roundel in the center of the top. Tassel of gilt yarn attached to top center. Lined with yellow-green satin. Few light brown...

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Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Turkish, worn in America, late 19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 17.8 cm (3 1/2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

67.1177

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet embroidered with metalic threads, silk satin lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes