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  Nepali topi

 

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A Newa man in Kathmandu wearing an all-black Nepali topi, known as a Bhad Gaule topi. This brimless topi, is part of the Newari national dress and originates from the town of Bhaktapur (fig.), which is also known as Bhadgaon, hence the name of the hat.