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Head Dress

Description

Blue and white chenille tassels attached to brown wire supports.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1862
Inscriptions
1) Handwritten in script on separate piece of paper: ""Head-dress worn / by my mother / about the time / she was married / in 1862. / Mrs. S."" 2) in pencil: ""worn at back of / head""
Material
chenille (yarn)
silk (textile)
wire
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Chenille
chenille (yarn)
dresses (garments)
HEADDRESS
headdresses
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
wire
Wire
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1925.342
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Lucy Haskell Sturtevant
GUSN
30607

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