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Hat

  • Place of origin:

    Sindh (possibly, made)
    Baluchistan (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton embroidered with silks

  • Museum number:

    9191(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Probably worn under a turban, this cap is embroidered in the delicate chain stitch found on women's dresses in the area.

Place of Origin

Sindh (possibly, made)
Baluchistan (possibly, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton embroidered with silks

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 cm, Height: 9.5 cm

Descriptive line

Skull cap of cotton and embroidered silks, Sind or Baluchistan, 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p. 33, cat. no. 10
Hats from India / Rosemary Crill. [London]: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985 Number: 0948107308

Materials

Cotton; Silk

Techniques

Embroidering

Categories

Hats & headwear; Accessories; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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