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Woman's turban

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White ribbed silk crown, encircled with gathered satin sash caught with tabs of ribbed silk piped with satin and satin-covered buttons. Narrow brim of ribbed silk, satin and net rolled over chenille and floss silk braid. Stiffened gauze lining.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to MFA 1944

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1790–1810

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 19.1 x 19.1 cm (5 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

44.194

Medium or Technique

Silk faille, silk satin, net trim, buttons, and silk chenille cord trim

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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