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Preciosos tocados hechos a mano

Preciosos tocados hechos a mano

Date: 1800–1880 Culture: Russian Medium: metal silk, paper, cotton, metal, mother-of-pearl, glass, semi-precious stones

Date: 1800–1880 Culture: Russian Medium: metal silk, paper, cotton, metal, mother-of-pearl, glass, semi-precious stones

Headdress (back view) | Russia, early 19th century | Materials: silk, glass, semi-precious stones, metal, cotton, mother-of-pearl | The forehead veil is known as a 'venchik'. Married women were required to cover their hair lest they be considered immodest, and veils such as this were worn under headdresses | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Headdress (back view) | Russia, early 19th century | Materials: silk, glass, semi-precious stones, metal, cotton, mother-of-pearl | The forehead veil is known as a 'venchik'. Married women were required to cover their hair lest they be considered immodest, and veils such as this were worn under headdresses | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Date:      early 19th century  Culture:      Russian  Medium:      silk, metal, cotton, paper  Dimensions:      height; length between points: 14 x 19 in. (35.6 cm)  Credit Line:      Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of her mother, Elizabeth Greenman Stillman, 1931

Date: early 19th century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, metal, cotton, paper Dimensions: height; length between points: 14 x 19 in. (35.6 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of her mother, Elizabeth Greenman Stillman, 1931

Traditional Russian embroidery design on 19th Century Headdress; from the collection of Natalia de Shabelsky (1841-1905)

Traditional Russian embroidery design on 19th Century Headdress; from the collection of Natalia de Shabelsky (1841-1905)

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