About this object


Donor travelled to Soviet Uzbekistan in 1969, and briefly stayed in Samarkand, Bukhara and Tashkent.

Physical description

Small square-shaped hat with a pointed top. Hat has four sides, now folded flat on opposing sides. The exterior is black, and the band is decorated with a repeating scalloped design in off-white silk(?) thread. The upper triangular area of each side is decorated with an embroidered paisley design in off-white silk(?). The hem is edged with a dark black-blue trim. The interior is lined with a bright red fabric.