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Hat

MOA: University of British Columbia

3332/21

Small hat with cylindrical sides and four-sided pyramid top. Sides are needlepoint(?) embroidery with three rows of small white beads around the sides at the bottom, and two spaced in the middle. One 0.50 pisa bottom edge front. A strip of burgundy and gold-coloured metallic thread extends down the back of the hat. Each side of top is decorated with a blue glass button with 0.25 pisa coin. The point is topped with a large blue plastic bead with small multicoloured beads on top. Rim of hat edged with half of a metal zipper, with teeth extending out.


  • Type of Item hat
  • Culture Pashtun
  • Material metal, glass, plastic, fibre, dye
  • Measurements height 18.0 cm, diameter 15.0 cm (overall)

  • Previous Owner Imelda Phelan, Fergus MacIntosh
  • Received from Imelda Phelan, Fergus MacIntosh

  • Made in Pakistan

  • Creation Date during 1993
  • Ownership Date before November 20, 2018
  • Acquisition Date on November 20, 2018

  • Item Classes textiles
  • Condition good
  • Accession Number 3332/0021