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embroidered hat
  • China
  • embroidered hat, 1994
  • Where object was made: Beijing, China
  • cotton?, thread, embroidering
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0233

White cloth cylindrical hat, heavily embroidered throughout with white and gold metallic thread. Embroidery patterns are lines, curves and medallion motifs. The hat is unlined. There is a cross or "X" pattern on the crown.