Tieluo embroidery monk’s hat

Yuan Dynasty
Height: 35 cm, Width of each Brim: 12.5 cm, Width of each of the Four Top Corners: 21 cm
Unearthed from Shuangta Pagodas at Qingshousi Monastery in Beijing in 1955 Collected in the Capital Museum

This hat, made of light yellowish black cotton gauze, has a square opening and a pointed roof sloping on four sides, with eaves on the left, right and back sides that slant toward the temples. There are dark brown ruyi-end shaped decorations on the edge, and dark brown flame patterns on four sides.