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Wedding veil

Persian
19th century


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

66 x 316 cm (26 x 124 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.588

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered net wedding veil; dark green silk net background, very open, arranged in diagonal crossing lines forming lozenges, crossing lines of white dot pattern with white circles at intersections; highly conventianalized spray of three carnatins in each lozenge, alternate horizontal rows being blue and pink; border on each end of alternate horizontal rows of quatrefoils in pink and blue and white lozenges.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard