Derwish Cap, Tabriz, Iran

Dervish cap from Tabriz, Iran. Early 20th century or before. Dervish cap from Tabriz, Iran. Early 20th century or before. © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Acc. no. I B 4407.

The Ethnologisches Museum in Berlin holds a dervish cap from Tabriz, Iran. It has a circumference of 56 cm and is 14 cm high. It is made of silk, wool and metal thread. The main embroidery parts are worked in chain stitch. It dates to the early twentieth century or before.

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin online catalogue (retrieved 4 December 2016).

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