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Head shawl?

possibly Bulgarian
19th century


Dimensions

97 x 78.5 cm (38 3/16 x 30 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .785 x .97

Accession Number

31.881

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: rectangle made up of two pieces of cream-white linen sewed together. Design: group of conventionalized flowers in three corners, floral border on two sides and part of other two, and rosette in fourth corner, worked with brilliant red, blue, yellow and bluish green silk, with a little black and white silk in coarse satin stitch. Varicolored fringe on three corners.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton