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from Arabia

Postcard of Cap.
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This cap comes from the Arabian peninsula and dates to the 20th century.

The cap is cylindrical and is made of an inner cap of dark brown felt and a preciously worked outer cap. The exterior cap is made of cotton and embroidered with metal threads in concentric rings of floral pattern and Arabic inscriptions, probably of a religious nature.

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Online ID: 000-180-000-560-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1962.1204 A
Date: 20th century
Material: Dark brown felt
Dimensions: 4.25" H / 6.50" D
What: Cap, inner
ICOM Number: 7.12
Subject: Textiles
Where: Arabia, Mancha
Description: Cylindrical dark brown felt inner cap: Arabian, Mancha, 20th century
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