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Measurements
55cm diam. x 13cm
Place of Origin
China
Historical Period/Date
19th Century (1830-1869 Mid)
Registration Number
2011-127
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Bead Embroidery,Couching,
Objects
Costume - Men - Headwear,Hats,

Physical Description

Man's cap of four sections coming to a point at the top. The cap folds flat. Worked on red velvet. Each side is heavily beaded with couched strands of beads and red, green and gold sequins. The beading is worked over paper shapes. The cap is lined with red cotton. The bottom edge is bound with black velvet.

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