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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:00:36 +0000
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Object of the Day
wool
protection
costume accessories
cap
geometrical forms
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<img width="640" height="640" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/CHSDM-1966-54-1MattFlynn-700x700.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Cap, Morocco, 1900–1950, knitted wool, Gift of Woman&#039;s Day Magazine, 1966-54-1." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/CHSDM-1966-54-1MattFlynn-150x150.jpg 150w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/CHSDM-1966-54-1MattFlynn-300x300.jpg 300w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/CHSDM-1966-54-1MattFlynn-700x700.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/CHSDM-1966-54-1MattFlynn-640x640.jpg 640w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/CHSDM-1966-54-1MattFlynn-170x170.jpg 170w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="20544" data-orig-file="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/CHSDM-1966-54-1MattFlynn.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,3000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;1&quot;}" data-image-title="CHSDM-1966-54-1MattFlynn" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/CHSDM-1966-54-1MattFlynn-300x300.jpg" data-large-file="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/CHSDM-1966-54-1MattFlynn-700x700.jpg" />This wool cap, probably intended for a man, was made in the first half of the 20th century by the indigenous inhabitants of Morocco, the Amazigh people (also called the Berbers), who make up 40-60 percent of the population and have a language and culture distinct from Arabs. Amazigh textiles were mainly produced by women,...
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