Woman's coif

English
late 16th–early 17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.249

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered with colored silks and gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Coif with polychrome silks, silver yarns and spangles embroidered on natural linen ground. Coiling stems with flowers, fruit and leaves. No drawstring. Faded.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection