Headdress of a Kirghiz woman

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Central Asia
AD 19th century ~ AD 20th century
  • Type
    Costume and Jewelry
  • Materials
    Cotton cap; embroidery thread silk; silver pendants with coral and turquois beads
  • Measurements
    Width 19,5 cm Length 75 cm
  • Creator name
    unknown
  • Creator date
    Unknown
  • Where it was made
    Central Asia, Allai valley
  • Time period
    AD 19th century ~ AD 20th century
  • Creation date
    Before 1906
  • Function
    The headdress was an under-cap worn by the bride and young wife during the transition period after the wedding
  • Acquisition
    Acquired in 1906
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