Hat

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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, year-end 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