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Woman's cap

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Solidly embroidered with gilt-silver in floral motif on natural linen ground; Fringe over forehead of cut shell beads attached to orange linen strip inside brim. Violet silk edging; purple and white printed cotton at base of back; green brocade chin straps.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Russian, 19th century

Object Place

Possibly Ukraine, Russia

Accession Number

44.222

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes