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Wedding veil

Persian


Dimensions

73 x 92 cm (28 3/4 x 36 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .92 x .73

Accession Number

15.1139

Medium or Technique

Cotton; lace, point, darned netting

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown cotton net of large diamond-shaped mesh with groups of smaller mesh; in the smaller mesh are run flower-like forms with white cotton and the stitch used in Italian Buratto. One end has a more open mesh made with fewer threads.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor from C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection