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Woman's cap

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Coif-like cap made of very fine linen, with oval opening at back covered by an insert of crocheted or needlepoint lace. Top and front edges trimmed with geometric and conventional animal (?) pattern embroidered in fine cross stitch with red, blue, yellow, green, white and black silks. Linen...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

Yugoslavian (Bosnia), 19th century

Object Place

Bosnia, Yugoslavia


21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts