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Wedding veil

Brown silk net of large and small mesh. A design of a flower and two leaves is run on the diamond-shaped groups of small meshes, and squares, on the oblong groups; there are small flowers between the diamonds. Worked with blue, yellow, pink, green and white silk and with the stitch typical of...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

15.1140

Medium or Technique

Silk; lace, point, darned netting

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes