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Ends of a bride's head-scarf

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Light natural colored linen embroidered with black and white silk, and metal thread, in a conventional design consisting of flower and bird forms. Bordered at top and bottom with bobbin lace; along the bottom is sewed a piece of lace with a deep irregular scallop design. Very much worn.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection



Overall (Object A): 24.8 x 34 cm (9 3/4 x 13 3/8 in.) Overall (Object B): 25 x 33 cm (9 13/16 x 13 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts