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Woman's headdress

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Small quilted black silk crown and flaps surmounted by high semicircular plaque ornamented with gilt-silver wire, gold tinsel, seed pearls and glass beads. 6 pendant black moire silk ribbons. Crown stiffened with cardboard.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

beadwork

German, 19th century

Object Place

Württemberg or Bavaria, Germany

Accession Number

44.214

Medium or Technique

Silk; Quilting; beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes