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Woman's headdress

English
late 1930s
Norman Hartnell (English, 1901–1979)


Dimensions

Interior: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.) Measurement taken of the interior dimension of the headband, where it would fit on the head.

Accession Number

2010.1415

Medium or Technique

Velvet and wire beaded

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Creme colored velvet headband with loops. Embellished with pearls and gold colored beads.

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London; 2010, sold by Verrinder to Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2010, year-end gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf