Head shawl, fine white cotton, thickly embroidered with poplar (?) leaves in red silk in long satin stitch, the stems in green chain stitch. Narrow border around entire shawl of the same, flanked by yellow couched black silk floss. Wide cotton border at each end divided into compartments carrying formalized red and green trees. Three vertical seams.

Woman's wedding veil (Abochhini), 19th century

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Title
Woman's wedding veil (Abochhini)
Role
Artist
Accession Number
35.7.213
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Head shawl, fine white cotton, thickly embroidered with poplar (?) leaves in red silk in long satin stitch, the stems in green chain stitch. Narrow border around entire shawl of the same, flanked by yellow couched black silk floss. Wide cotton border at each end divided into compartments carrying formalized red and green trees. Three vertical seams.