Circa: 1940 – 1950
Size: 7″ / 18 cm / in diameter – 6″ / 15 cm / tall
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 ribbed embroidery with serpent like dragon motifs all around it which was probably owned by an important person. This is the first one with such a design we have seen. It is used with care and survived in good condition. Their lower part usually wrapped with a fine silk turban.