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Skull cap wiht flat circular crown, band around the head, of double thickness of undyed linen with embroidered, couched, and quilted decoration. Diamonds around headband with various fillings in forms of herringbone stitch; double guard strips at top and bottom enclosing what may be Islamic inscriptions. Crown diveded into four irregular squares containing illegible motifs in forms of herringbone. In natural and blue linen, blue and yellow, pink silk thread; thick bunches of black silk floss caught down by linen thread around borders and crossing crown of hat. Made in: Egypt. Date: 1200s. Record ID: chndm_1951-111-26.

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