Circa: 19th century or earlier
Size: total 8″ (20 cm) tall – 6 ½ ″ (16.5 cm) in diameter. Metallic embroidery part 4″ (10 cm) high.
UZBEKISTAN BOKHARA silk brocade religious folding square hat. Bokhara was the most important city and schools of Islamic teaching with Dervish Bahaeddin Sheyh Nakshbendi of 14th century and many other Important religious leaders were settled in this Silk Road city. It is 4 panel ribbed and folding hat, silk brocade covered top part finished with a silk and gold threads hand woven lower band part which was most probably partly covered with a turban that used to be sacred and used to be dipped into first April rain water to turn it into curing sacred sprinkles. It has silk on silk ikat trim with Russian printed cotton lining. There are signs of use but fairly in good condition.
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