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Headcovering (France), 19th century

This is a Headcovering. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is silk and its technique is bobbin lace, chantilly style. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled A Fashionable Headdress.

This object was donated by Louise Goldsmith. It is credited Gift of Louise Goldsmith.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 74 x 21.5 cm (29 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Headcovering (France), 19th century; silk; H x W: 74 x 21.5 cm (29 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.); Gift of Louise Goldsmith; 1942-71-1

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18370561/ |title=Headcovering (France), 19th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 April 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>