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Woman's holiday hat (kokoshnik)

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Front: red figured silk embroidered with white cotton yarns, silver wire, glass beads and colored glass, stiffened with cardboard; back: salmon silk weaving with stylized floral design, some embroidery at base similar to front, lined with pink cotton or linen. Condition fair: soiled, torn at...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

beadwork

Russian, Probably 19th century

Object Place

Kostroma region, Russia

Dimensions

Height x width: 44 x 20 cm (17 5/16 x 7 7/8 in. )

Accession Number

43.2109

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery; beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes