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Wedding veil

Persian


Dimensions

72 x 145 cm (28 3/8 x 57 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.45 x .72

Accession Number

15.1140

Medium or Technique

Silk; lace, point, darned netting

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown silk net of large and small mesh. A design of a flower and two leaves is run on the diamond-shaped groups of small meshes, and squares, on the oblong groups; there are small flowers between the diamonds. Worked with blue, yellow, pink, green and white silk and with the stitch typical of Italian “Buratto”.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor from C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection