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Woman's coif

Coif with polychrome silks, gilt-silver yarns and spangles embroidered on natural linen ground. Coiling stems with leaves and flowers. Drawstring at base. Faded.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1575–1625

Object Place

England

Accession Number

43.248

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered with colored silks and gold

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes