655 Uzbek Girls Hat Needlepoint Embroidery

##655 Uzbeki Girl’s hat of “Iroqi” style cross-stitch embroidery on starched gauze with velvet trim; florals and leaves on white background; red cotton hand-quilted lining; p. 142-143 Silk and Cotton by Susan Meller: “Hats from Fergana Valley Region are typically square and made ins such a way that the sides could be folded inward, creating a flat triangle for ease of carrying”, c 1970s; purchased July 9. 1987 in Kasghar, Xinjiang Province as a “Uygur” Hat, however Uzbek people began settling in Xinjiang in the 16th century and are now a small minority; clean condition; 22” circumference


  • Price: $30

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