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Woman's headdress. Small quilted black silk crown and flaps surmounted by high plaque ornamented with tinsel, silver wires and colored glass; tightly pleated layer of black silk across top. 6 pendant black moire silk ribbons; 2 narrow brown chin straps. Crown stiffened with cardboard.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German (Württemberg or Bavaria), 19th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

20.7 x 25.6 x 8 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/16 x 3 1/8 in.) Hat without ribbons.

Accession Number

43.1568

Medium or Technique

Silk pleated, silk moire ribbon, silvered flat metal and tinsel quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes