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Cap (India)

This is a Cap. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is wool, silk and its technique is appliquéd and embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Shawl (India)
  • wool, cashmere.
  • Gift of Lea S. Luquer.
  • 1958-148-5-a

Our curators have highlighted 7 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Dress (India)
  • silk on silk, mica.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor in memory of Alexander M. Bing.
  • 1962-27-2

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 8.9 x 17.8 cm (3 1/2 x 7 in.)

Cite this object as

Cap (India); wool, silk; H x diam.: 8.9 x 17.8 cm (3 1/2 x 7 in.); 1961-49-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Lockwood de Forest, Frederic Church.

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