All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #882901 (stock #Misc137)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
This man's beaded hat aka skullcap is typical of the Pashtun people in the region of Southern Afganistan. Because of the extensive beading pattern, it is rather stiff and heavy.
Presumably, the interior layer of fabric was from pieced of fabric from other garments.