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Woman's coif

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Coif with polychrome silks, silver yarns and spangles embroidered on natural linen ground. Coiling stems with flowers, fruit and leaves. No drawstring. Faded.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, late 16th–early 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.249

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered with colored silks and gold

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes