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Man's embroidered skull cap (duppi). Exterior covered in embroidered design of blue, red, yellow, brown and white. Trim embroidered with green, red and dark blue design. Interior covered in black plain-weave fabric. Interior label: green paper tag.

Provenance

June 1983, purchased in a gift shop in the U.S.S.R. by Mary Frances Townsend, Boston; 2012, gift of Thomas H. and Mary Frances Townsend to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas H. and Mary Frances Townsend

Central Asian, late 20th century

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.4 x 17.1 cm (1 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1525

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes