Collection Online
cotton, silk (thread)
57.0 cm (outer circumference)
Place/s of Execution
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of H. J. Harding, 1940
Gallery location
Not on display
Green cotton skullcap with yellow, white and black silk embroidery in a sun motif, edged with dark brown velvet band. The cap is lined with a red and white floral print cotton and had a stiffened interlining, which is secured in place with rows of handstitching through all three layers. The square-shaped cap rises in a curve to a peaked crown.