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Wedding veil

Embroidered net wedding veil; dark green silk net background, very open, arranged in diagonal crossing lines forming lozenges, crossing lines of white dot pattern with white circles at intersections; highly conventianalized spray of three carnatins in each lozenge, alternate horizontal rows...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard

Persian, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts