Derwish Cap, Tabriz, Iran

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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