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Boy's cap (Zardozi topi)
Boy's cap (Zardozi topi)
Date:
ca. 1875
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk, Metallic Thread, Sequins; Velvet, Embroidery, Trapunto; Applied Tassel
Dimensions:
17 x 17.5 cm (6 11/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Parsi
Accession Number:
2004.106.2
Acquisition Date:
2004-10-14
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Textile Arts Council Endowment Fund

A navy blue velvet cap, ornately embroidered in raised work with metallic threads and sequins, depicting horse drawn carriages, armed soilders riding elephants and shooting canons, archers, sailing ships, coats of arms, birds, deer and lions amongst a foliate scroll.

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