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Female Cap, popular name Hauba

Title: Female Cap, popular name Hauba
Location/Region: Bačka Palanka
Chrolonology: 1900 - 2000
Museum: Etnographic Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Culture: Serbian rural culture
Material: Golden strings, glitters, linen, cardboard
Dimensions: Girth 44 cm
Production Technique: Gold embroidery


The cap made of yellow linen over the cardboard cushion, which gives it the square shape and firmness. The entire surface is decorated with gold wire and glitters. The motif of the embroidery is floral. In the middle of the cap there is one strip of gold wire.

It was an integral part of the bride's headgear.

Cap was worn by Milica Marcikić as bride.