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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