Uzbek Girl's Cap

Square girl’s cap (DOPPI/DOPPE) with a four-panel crown and low sides, in dark green velvet. Heavy gold embroidery depicts four BOTEH, and a central cross and arches (possibly a bow) on the sides. There are single sequins in pink, blue and green. Lined in a ribbed, dark blue fabric. With plait cover that is embroidered with four main motifs placed vertically, in pink, green and ochre. These are floral, curvilinear forms with dense filled-in embroidery (in a LAKHAI style) outlined with white and black. There is a border of one band of scrolls in yellow, and an outer band of tablet weave with hexagonal motifs in white, yellow and red (western Uzbek style, perhaps). At the base is a tassel of multi-coloured silk threads.

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