Royal cap

This topi or cap, made of velvet and intricately ornamented with semi-precious gemstones and zardozi (patterns made from twisting fine metal wire, usually silver or gold), would have probably belonged to a member of royalty or aristocracy. The topi is associated with Muslim costume in India

Date/Period
20th century
Region
Lucknow, UP, India
Accession No.
2015-00272
Material
Velvet, gemstones, seqins
Collection of
Indian Heritage Centre
Category
Garments and Accessories