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Man's cap

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The upper part is of black twilled cotton. In each quarter of the cap is a conventional pear form with long leaves and flowers, worked with bright blue, red, pink, and white thread. Across the bottom is a band of fine black and blue stripes. Lined with two kinds of pink printed cotton.l

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Z. Nuttall

Turkestan, Late 19th century


61 cm (24 in.); Legacy dimension: .61 around the bottom of the cap.

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts