Türkmen (Turkmen) Täç Başlık (Crown Headdress)

Dating

Late 19th to early 20th century C.E.

Türkmen (Turkmen) Täç Başlık (Crown Headdress)

Origin

Central Asia

Materials

"Silver, with decorative wire and stamped decoration, table-cut incised carnelians, turquoise, beads, openwork, and silver coins; quilted cotton lining, cotton cords and tassels with beads, and velvet strip with metal ornaments"

Dimensions

Tassel 7.6 cm; Crown 18.1 cm

Tassel 30.5 cm; Crown 14.9 cm

Culture

Tribe

Museum

Acquisition 

ID#

Türkmen (Turkmen)

MET

2006

2006.544.7

Copyright Status

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