Apr 9, 2009

Cap with striped inscribed silk

Cap with striped inscribed silk

1300s

Silk: lampas

Overall: 11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1985.5

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Description

Blue and white silk has been pieced to form a hat with the joins concealed by pink plaited ribbons. Bands of crescent moons alternate first with band of running deer and lions and then with band of Arabic inscriptions written in Naskhi script.

See also
Collection: 
T - Islamic
Department: 
Textiles
Type of artwork: 
Textile
Medium: 
Silk: lampas

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