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1957

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Woman's Headcovering (France), mid-19th century

This is a Woman's headcovering. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1957. 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 Lace in Fashion: Chantilly.

This object was donated by Mrs. Rufus King. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Rufus King.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 34 x 100 cm (13 3/8 x 39 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Woman's Headcovering (France), mid-19th century; silk; H x W: 34 x 100 cm (13 3/8 x 39 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Rufus King; 1957-120-10

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18411743/ |title=Woman's Headcovering (France), mid-19th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=31 May 2016 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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