User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Embroidered head dress

Start collecting

Worn at back of head. Cloth-of silver embroidered with silver sequins and paillettes in floral motif on stiff frame. Extremely narrow (probably machine) lace around face. Lined with printed cotton. Salmon straps.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Bavaria, 19th century

Object Place

Bavaria, Germany


17 x 17 cm (6 11/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton and silver


Textiles and Fashion Arts