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cap
Date: before 1914
Dimensions: 8 x 16 x 16 cm (3 1/8 x 6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium: cotton, metal
Made in: India
Made in: India
Description: This cap has been embroidered with multicoloured geometric motifs which incorporate mirror work. It is decorated in the centre of the crown with a red tassel. Herringbone, chain and satin stitch have been used, with shisha stitch used to incorporate the pieces of mirror. It is possibly from Rajasthan or Gujarat regions.
Inv. No.: 1045
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