19” circumference x 5.5” diameter x 2.5” high
Silk hand-embroidery (tiny cross-stitches called“iroki”)
Black silk trim
Plain cotton lining
Illustrated in SILK and COTTON, page 295
This girl’s hat is embroidered with a type of fine cross-stitch called “iroki”. It resembles petit point in appearance and covers the entire surface of the hat.
The number “100” and the Cyrillic letters that spell out “YEARS” most likely celebrates the 100th anniversary of Lenin’s birth in 1870.
If you are interested in this hat and would like more information please contact Susan Meller.