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photograph of current display in the Grand Vestibule

A display highlighting the interaction between the monarchy and the wider world


Turban tassels second half eighteenth century?

RCIN 67235

Grand Vestibule, Windsor Castle

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Traditionally said to have been taken from the turban of Tipu Sultan of Mysore. Purchased in 1936 from Miss Charlotte E. Cowie, who had received them in 1870 from her uncle, Alexander Cowie, then in India.