Hat of a Buddhist monk

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Myanmar
AD 19th century ~ AD 19th century
  • Type
    Costume and Jewelry
  • Materials
    Dry lacquer with gold, woven material
  • Measurements
    Width 19,5 cm Height 25 cm
  • Creator name
    Unknown
  • Creator date
    Unknown
  • Where it was made
    Myanmar; Mandalay
  • Time period
    AD 19th century ~ AD 19th century
  • Creation date
    19th Century; 1888 (before)
  • Function
    Hat for a high-ranking Buddhist monk
  • Acquisition
    This hat is part of a large collection of about 2000 Burmese objects, which Lucian Scherman the former director of our museum collected on his journey through South and Southeast Asia in 1910/11.
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