Uyğur (Uyghur) Hat

Dating

1950 to 1960’s

Uyğur (Uyghur) Hat

Origin

Qaşğar (Kashgar), Uyğuristan (East Turkistan)

Materials

Velvet, Cotton

Dimensions

18 cm

18 cm

8 cm

Culture

Museum

Acquisition 

ID#

Uyğur (Uyghur)

Turkish Folk Art's Collection

ETH-048

Copyright Status

Turkish Folk Art, Copyright. Permission to display image obtained on 05/04/2022.

Source of Image

"Uygur ethnic velvet hat. It is designed in 4 panels and could be folded in triangle shape for carrying in pockets. Metallic embroidery on quilted velvet. The floral design is one of the national Uygur motifs that can be seen in many textiles and in paintings. Red plain-cotton lining."