Oman Cap

Embroidered man's cap from Oman, purchased in 1996. Embroidered man's cap from Oman, purchased in 1996. Courtesy Textile Research Centre, Leiden, acc. no. TRC 2004.0120.

The Textile Research Centre (TRC), Leiden, houses a man's cap from Oman. locally called a kumma. The headgear was purchased in Oman in 1996. The cap is made of factory woven material and is decorated with hand embroidered eyelets. Such caps were traditionally made by a girl for her fiancé/husband.

TRC online catalogue (retrieved 3 October 2016).

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