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

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Algerian, 17th–18th century

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


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