Woman's cap

Yugoslavian (Bosnia)
19th century


Object Place: Bosnia, Yugoslavia

Dimensions

21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.623

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Coif-like cap made of very fine linen, with oval opening at back covered by an insert of crocheted or needlepoint lace. Top and front edges trimmed with geometric and conventional animal (?) pattern embroidered in fine cross stitch with red, blue, yellow, green, white and black silks. Linen browned, with brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian