Woman's headdress

French (Normandy)
18th–19th century


Object Place: Normandy, France

Dimensions

30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1842

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s headdress. Heavily embroidered with gilt-silver yarns and wire, spangles and glass on white silk ground. Blue silk edging covered with gilt-silver wire, spangles and glass. Pink silk at top back. Stiffened with cardboard.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection