Explore the CollectionHat

35cm x 29cm
Place of Origin
Unknown origin
Historical Period/Date
20th Century
Registration Number
Metal Thread Embroidery,
Ceremonial Costume - Men,Hats,

Physical Description

'Muak' - Mitre shaped ceremonial hat said to come from the Khonmang Province, Laos. The hat is constructed of cardboard sections covered with red commercial fabric and elaborately embroidered with couched silver thread. Scattered additional stitches in silk thread and small fragments of silver paper are added. The hat has a back flap in inverted shield shape, and four narrow front flaps heavily embroidered with couched silver thread. The whole hat is lined with white cotton and has many decorative pompoms. s.

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