Woman's holiday hat (kokoshnik)

beadwork

Russian
Probably 19th century


Object Place: Kostroma region, Russia

Dimensions

Height x width: 44 x 20 cm (17 5/16 x 7 7/8 in. )

Accession Number

43.2109

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery; beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Front: red figured silk embroidered with white cotton yarns, silver wire, glass beads and colored glass, stiffened with cardboard; back: salmon silk weaving with stylized floral design, some embroidery at base similar to front, lined with pink cotton or linen. Condition fair: soiled, torn at left. Writing on cardboard inside.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection