UZBEK-LAKAI HAT

(ATHNB-170) Uzbekistan, mid-20th century


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20.5” circumference x 6.5” diameter x 5.5” high

Silk hand-embroidery on ikat

Applied hand-woven border around rim

Printed cotton lining

Excellent condition

 

This hat was most likely made in southern Uzbekistan by a woman from the Uzbek-Lakai tribe. Narrow rows of tight machine-stitches create a pleasing ribbed effect.

The hat would probably be best used for display purposes. It’s too small for an adult, but would fit a child.

If you are interested in this hat please contact Susan Meller.

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Price: $60.00
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