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Woman's headdress

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Small black silk crown and flaps surmounted by high plaque ornamented with tinsel, silver wire, gold silk yarns, seed pearls and colored glass. 6 pendant black figured silk ribbons; 4 brown narrow shin straps. Crown stiffened with cardboard.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German, 19th century

Object Place

Württemberg or Bavaria, Germany

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Medium or Technique

Silk; [No technique given (?)]


Textiles and Fashion Arts