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Fragment of head-covering

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Fragment of head-covering (mezzaro). Ground: white cotton. Design: printed from wood-blocks with red, blue, violet, and black; border on two sides of small flowering trees, main field powdered with small floral sprays, a symmetrical floral design in corner.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Wendell Townsend

Italian, 1830–50

Dimensions

Overall: 107 x 120 cm (42 1/8 x 47 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.548

Medium or Technique

Cotton block-printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes