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Woman's headdress

Creme colored velvet headband with loops. Embellished with pearls and gold colored beads.

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, late 1930s

Dimensions

Interior: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.) Measurement taken of the interior dimension of the headband, where it would fit on the head.

Accession Number

2010.1415

Medium or Technique

Velvet and wire beaded

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes