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glass (beads), appliquéd cotton
52.2 cm (outer circumference) 7.0 cm (height) 17.0 cm (width)
Place/s of Execution
north Afghanistan
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by Vivien Knowles, 2012
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
This decorative flat-topped circular cap is completely covered in red, green, blue, white, orange and yellow glass beads. Radiating out from a central flower-like motif, the design is formed by radiating circles and a geometric pattern of paired lozenges.