A monk's / lama's hat / head-dress; deepest at centre front, tapering towards back. Made from a yellow wool fabric with a tight, close pile on woven (?) ground; technique? Yellow satin silk flaps at back (edged with red wool (?) woven cloth on three sides); partially stitched together along top edge. Lined with tabby cotton cloth, natural cream (main) and red (flaps). Crest made of strands of pale yellow woollen yarn, longest at mid-top; stiffened with thin card. Lightly stitched to form three horizontal layers.

An00428565 001 l


Made Of
cotton, silk, cardboard, wool
Type of Thing
religious/ritual equipment, head-dress, hat
satin, plain weave


Acquired From
Franks, Augustus Wollaston to The British Museum
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Waddell, Lawrence Augustine


Found In
Made In


Acquired In
1894, circa

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