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Woman's coronet

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White cotton, yellow silk and gilt-silver yarns, gilt-silver wire, seed pearls, colored glass beads and colored glass in gilt-silver settings embroidered on white cotton stiffened with cardboard, lined with lavender cotton. Unembroidered areas cut away.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

beadwork

Russian, Probably 19th century

Object Place

Russia

Dimensions

11 x 45 cm (4 5/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2108

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton; beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes