Gallery note: This state cap is reputed to have belonged to the last Muslim King of Delhi, Bahadur Shah Zafar II (1775-1862) who was a descendent of the Mughal Dynasty. King Zafar succeeded to the throne of Delhi in 1837 but was imprisoned in 1858 by the British after the 1857 revolution.
Medium: Gold wire embroidery, feathers, rubies, pearls and emeralds.
Place of Origin: India
From Chalon-sur-Saône pittoresque et démoli (Chalon-sur-Saône, picturesque and demolished), written and illustrated by Jules Chevrier, Paris, 1883.
Inez Courtney in an Airplane Hat c.1929
I could use one of these. With actual flight power.
Northwestern Yunnan Province
18th-early 20th century
Golden hats (or Gold hats) are a very specific and rare type of archaeological artifact from Bronze Age Central Europe. So far, four such objects (“cone-shaped gold hats of the Schifferstadt type”) are known. The objects are made of thin sheet gold and were attached externally to long conical and brimmed headdresses which were probably made of some organic material and served to stabilise the external gold leaf. - Wiki
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Jean Dieuzaide / Le chapeau de mariage de mon père / 1975 / via : timtimtim