Man's cap

Turkestan
Late 19th century


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

00.669

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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