Hasan’s cloak | National Museum of Slovenia

Description: Hasan’s cloak is one of the most important objects in the collection of the National Museum of Slovenia. This chasuble was made from the Turkish cloak of Hasan Pasha, who fell in the Battle of Sisak in 1593. It was used for mass for many years, especially on St Achathius Day, in memory of the victory over the Turks and has been a part of the Museum’s collection since 1931.

Materials: silk with silver thread

Monitoring: Within the context of the EU funded APACHE project, the National Museum of Slovenia will monitor, collect, analyse and report on environmental data collected in the display case containing Hasan’s cloak and display room surrounding it. Environmental data will include temperature, relative humidity and pollutants (formaldehyde, organic acids, NO2, SO2, O3, H2S).

Protection container: Display case, glass and metal

Dimensions: Height 152 cm x Width 87 cm x Depth 54 cm

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