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Wedding veil

Brown cotton net of large diamond-shaped mesh with groups of smaller mesh; in the smaller mesh are run flower-like forms with white cotton and the stitch used in Italian Buratto. One end has a more open mesh made with fewer threads.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

15.1139

Medium or Technique

Cotton; lace, point, darned netting

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes