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Early 20th Century Colorful Central Asian Embroidered Hat

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Early 20th Century Central Asian hat, most likely from Uzbekistan, with intricate detailed embroidery accented by gold metallic threading. The interior is lined with a quilted printed cotton and the brim is decorated with needlework in a geometric pattern. The colorful design is in shades of hot pink, green, saffron yellow, gray and burgundy red. This special piece is from the estate and private collection of Peggy Slappey, a well traveled lady who passionately collected textile art from Central Asia. Part of Ms. Slappey's extensive collection was exhibited in 2016 at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Additional items from Ms. Slappey's collection are available on the Modern & Moore homepage including Ikat robes and hats. CONDITION Good antique condition with some signs of wear and loss to the embroidered threading. Please see photographs 11 and 12 for indications of the wear. MEASUREMENTS The inside rim measures 20” circumference. The rimless brim has a 2” rise with 6.25” to the center. Overall the hat measures 7.25” in diameter x 4.75” tall.
  • Style:
    Central Asian (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Material Notes:
    Cotton body with some silk threading in the decoration.
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Good antique condition with some signs of wear and loss to the embroidered threading. Please see photographs 11 and 12 for indications of the wear.
  • Seller Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU487313514152
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