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Woman's headdress

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Small quilted black silk crown and flaps surmounted by 2 semicircular plaques ornamented with gold tinsel, gilt-silver wires, seed pearls and colored glass sandwiching tightly pleated layer of black silk. 4 pendant black moire silk ribbons.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German, 19th century

Object Place

Württemberg or Bavaria, Germany

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Quilting


Textiles and Fashion Arts