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Woman's headdress

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Woman's headdress. Heavily embroidered with gilt-silver yarns and wire, spangles and glass on white silk ground. Blue silk edging covered with gilt-silver wire, spangles and glass. Pink silk at top back. Stiffened with cardboard.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French (Normandy), 18th–19th century

Object Place

Normandy, France

Dimensions

30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1842

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes