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Wedding veil

Black cotton net, with large and small mesh. A white cotton thread has been run around each knot in the diamond-shaped groups of small mesh. At one end the pattern suggests the letter S and single flowers.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor from C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

15.1141

Medium or Technique

Cotton; lace, point, darned netting

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes