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Cap (Afghanistan), mid-19th century

This is a Cap. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silk, cotton and its technique is satin stitch embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss C. Frances Beiber. It is credited Gift of Miss C. Frances Beiber.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 10.8 x 17.8 cm (4 1/4 x 7 in.)

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Cap (Afghanistan), mid-19th century; silk, cotton; H x diam.: 10.8 x 17.8 cm (4 1/4 x 7 in.); Gift of Miss C. Frances Beiber; 1957-92-22

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