If the cap fits: going Mongol in thirteenth century Syria
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Various Near Eastern and European writers of the thirteenth century remarked on the outlandish appearance of the Mongol warriors then rampaging across Eurasia. One aspect of this was their distinctive headgear. From our sources it is clear that Mongol costume could be exploited by non-Mongols in the Near East for a variety of purposes; how these distinctive hats were described, and how contemporary artists depicted them, will also be discussed.
Stewart , A 2016 , ' If the cap fits: going Mongol in thirteenth century Syria ' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society , vol 26 , no. 1-2 , pp. 137-146 . DOI: 10.1017/S1356186315000887
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