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Head kerchief

Ground: deep cream colored sheer linen. Design: three repeats, each occupying entire width of piece, of highly conventionalized pomegranate (?); smaller conventionalized floral motifs arranged in roundel, between large repeats; inner deep bourder at each end of symmetrical arrrangement of three...

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Provenance

Lent by miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Algerian, 17th–18th century

Object Place

Algeria

Accession Number

43.379

Medium or Technique

Linen gauze with silk and gold-colored metal strip wrapped on white silk core embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes