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Woman's Headdress

This is a Woman's headdress. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is silk, metal and its technique is embroidered in brick stitch on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Provident Securities Co. and Estate of Mr. & Mrs. William H. Crocker. It is credited Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 107 x 45 cm (42 1/8 x 17 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Woman's Headdress; silk, metal; H x W: 107 x 45 cm (42 1/8 x 17 11/16 in.); Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker; 1955-133-39

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18402741/ |title=Woman's Headdress |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=3 December 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>