Woman's coif with pointed lappets

Italian
19th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Length of lappets: 67 cm (26 3/8 in.) Length around face: 60 cm (23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1201

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream colored linen with a band of conventional ornament around the face worked with red silk in long-armed cross stitch. Narrow diagonal bands also worked with red silk decorated lappets. 19th-century reproduction of 17th-century lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman