Update: First blush at Tipooh Sultan...
While I am well enough pleased with this result, it is not, in fact, the sort of headdress the Tipu was reputed to have worn.
Here we find Tipooh with a more traditional Mysorian headdress:
My proportions are obviously off. First attempt and I make no claim of being a sculptor. No doubt continued attempts would bear fruit however...
The Tipu himself
... the Bear's head is sloped forwards as opposed to human's more domed shape and I can't help but think that the Bear himself would lean towards the Western conception of turban rather than the realities of Mysorian haberdashery.
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