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1955

  • We acquired this object.

  • Work on this object ended.

2018

2021

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Woman's Headcovering (Algeria)

This is a Woman's headcovering. It is dated 1900–1955 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is cotton, silk and its technique is stem, satin, and drawn work stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William H. Clarke. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William H. Clarke.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 79 × 76 cm (31 1/8 × 29 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Woman's Headcovering (Algeria); cotton, silk; H x W: 79 × 76 cm (31 1/8 × 29 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. William H. Clarke; 1955-20-1

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