Decoration for a woman's holiday headdress (kokoshnik)

beadwork

Russian
Probably 19th century


Object Place: Russia

Dimensions

27.3 x 32.7 cm (10 3/4 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2107

Medium or Technique

Silver, glass, metal sequins, gold braid, silk satin ribbon, and paper; beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gilt-silver wire frame, colored glass beads and spangles embroidered on stiffened paper ground. Beaded veil at base. Red silk ties at sides. Unembroidered ground cut away.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection