woman's wedding veil
woman's wedding veil
woman's wedding veil

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woman's wedding veil

Tajik people


An exquisitely embroidered wedding veil was worn by the bride during the wedding procession and ceremony, which often lasted several days.

The veil entirely covered the face, but a small mesh window in the center allowed the bride to see out.

Object Information

culture
Tajik people
creation date
mid 1800s
materials
cotton with silk embroidery
accession number
2000.272
credit line
Gift of George W. O'Bannon
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Textile and Fashion Arts
colors