Boy's cap with buta pattern

On display


  • Title

    Boy's cap with buta pattern

  • Associated people

    Robert Shaw (1839 - 1879) (owner)
  • Associated place

    Yarkand (possible) (possible place of creation)
    Kashgar (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    1801 - 1869
  • Material and technique

    cotton, dyed red, printed and quilted; light-blue and beige braid; cotton lining, partly block-printed

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    10 cm (height)
    14 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Transferred from the Indian Institute, University of Oxford.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 28 | Asian Crossroads
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Barnes, Ruth, ‘Dressing for the Great Game: the Robert Shaw Collection in the Ashmolean Museum’, Khil`a, 1, (2005), p. 1, illus. p. 5 fig. 7

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