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Conical hat

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Ground: coarse cotton completely covered by embroidery. Design: eight pointed stars framing formal floral patterns, worked with gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk), blue, green, neutral yellow, and orange silk, with outlines of black silk. (Couched stitches, raised work and a little...

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Credit Line

Gift of Gregor Aharon

Persian, late 16th century

Dimensions

20 cm (7 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: H. 0.20

Accession Number

29.801

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes