Headdress

Algerian
18th century


Object Place: Algeria

Dimensions

130.3 x 19.7 cm (51 5/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.383

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with silk and gold metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Headdress embroidered in purple, red, pink, yellow, green, and gold yarns in design of large-scale pomegranates and conventional flowers.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection