This is a variant of the traditional fetah or pheta, a flat topped hat worn by male members of the Dawoodi Bohra communities as part of their traditional costume. This fetah is ring-shaped, meant to be worn atop a cloth cap. This fetah follows the traditional use of gold thread and carries contrasting geometrical and floral patterns. The Bohri fetah varies from the Parsi fetah, a black hard hat, in its use of gold thread, shape, design and construction.

Date/Period
20th century
Region
Singapore/India
Dimension
refer to parts
Accession No.
2014-00549
Material
Silk Tissue
Collection of
Indian Heritage Centre
Credit Line
Gift of Mr.Hatim Nakhoda
Category
Garments and Accessories