Man's cap

Persian (Dervish)
19th–early 20th century

Object Place: Dervish, Persia


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidery with silk thread trim

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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