Circa: 1940 – 1950
Size: 7″ ( 18 cm ) in diameter – 5″ ( 13 cm ) tall
AFGHANISTAN – Tribal Metallic embroidery velvet hat. There are some religious ethnic tribes living in Khyber Pass. This hat must belong to one of those groups. Fine silk and metallic embroidery dividing it into 4 major panels – representing 4 Holy books – 4 Caliphates etc. Used but well taken care, in good condition.
Green velvet serves as indication color of Islam that comes from the color of coat of Prophet Mohammad. Lined with hand loomed plain-cotton.