Mar 8, 2007

Cap (kofia ya kiua or barghashia)

Cap (kofia ya kiua or barghashia)

c. 1900s

Cotton on cotton; tabby weave, machine quilting, and eyelet embroidery

Overall: 11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Lyman H. Treadway 1940.18


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The small holes in this cap allow air to circulate, keeping the wearer's head cool.

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