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tahgia or tegia (skullcap)
  • Hawazma peoples
  • tahgia or tegia (skullcap), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan
  • cotton thread, crocheting
  • Object Diameter: approximately 17.5 cm
    Object Diameter: approximately 6 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0810

This is a men's white, fitted brimless hat. It is crocheted in an open stitch, with three subtle bands.

This may be worn alone or under a turban.

It would be tegia in the Sudanese dialect.