Circa: 1940 – 1950 or earlier
Size: 7″ / 18 cm / in diameter – 5″ / 12.5 cm / tall /; circumference: 22″ – / 56 cm /
AFGHANISTAN – KHYBAR PASS Metallic embroidered ethnic hat. There are some ethnic tribes living in the Khyber Pass. This hat should belong to one of those groups according to some picker friends. Fine metallic embroidery on Papier Mache. This is the first one with Turkmen design we have seen. It is used with care and survived in good condition. Their lower part usually was wrapped with a fine silk turban.