Woman's turban and scarf (scarf)

American
1977


Object Place: New York, USA

Dimensions

175 cm (68 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.441b

Medium or Technique

Synthetic buckram

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Turban: black synthetic jersey in six-segment pie-shape over buckram foundatioin and into black felt headband; one circular and two pendant black mink tails at top; red synthetic lining over layer of white felt; labelled “Irene of New York” and “Lord and Taylor Salon.” Scarf: long and narrow jersey with four mink tails at each end.

Provenance

Designed by H. Robert Green (1923- ) active 1947-78, for Irene of New York

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Townsend