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Turban

Object Number:16693.2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Malay
Provenience: Johore
Malay Peninsula
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Silk
Length: 337 cm
Width: 83 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Sultan of Johore (through his agent Rounsevelle Wildman), 1893
Other Number:29-173-7 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Cap (.1) with embroidered shawl (.2). White turban embroidered in gold-colored thread wrapped about a cap of quilted cotton cloth covered with strips of white, red, black, green silk cloth in simple basketwork technique -- over-one-under-one -- in chequer patterns. Compare the turban and cap 16692, from Johore; the latter (cap) has a foundation of netted fibre. See also 29-173-8.

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