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Detail from an Indian state cap 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.

Detail from an Indian state cap reputed to have belonged to the last Muslim King…

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State Cap    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

This state cap is reputed to have belonged to the last moghul king of Delhi, Bahadur Shah Zafar II Gold wire embroidery, feathers, rubies, pearls and emeralds.

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Indian state cap 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.

Indian state cap reputed to have belonged to the last Muslim King of Delhi, Bahadur Shah Zafar II who was a descendent of the Mughal Dynasty.

Turban ornament   Probably Murshidabad, 1730–55    Gold, diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphire, pearl.    This spectacular turban ornament (sarpech) consists of a jigha, a feather-shaped upper part worn vertically, and a sarpati, worn horizontally. At the Mughal court a turban ornament was bestowed as a symbol of favour, a convention that spread throughout the subcontinent. The style of this piece is typical of Murshidabad and was given to Admiral Charles Watson by Nawab Mir Jafar, in July…

Mughal turband jewel, rubies, pearls, emeralds, sapphire and diamonds.

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