Man's cap

Persian (Dervish)
19th–early 20th century


Object Place: Dervish, Persia

Dimensions

29 x 28.1 x 28.1 cm (11 7/16 x 11 1/16 x 11 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.995

Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidery with silk thread trim

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Tall, conical shape, rounded slightly at top. Made in four pieces, seamed. Fine, natural tabby-woven cotton finely quilted in geometric patterns. Some of the spaces stuffed with heavy, dark blue yarns. Lined with lavender and white printed cotton. Edged with narrow band of crocheted natural silk. Soiled and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts