textile; headcloth

Rectangular embroidered woman's headcloth. It has a large, four double-hooked motif combined with an 'X'-shaped motif in the centre. This is framed by a larger square and four smaller squares, one at each corner. The embroidery and couching is worked in white, yellow, pink and grey cotton threads, light brown rick rack and gold-coloured metal-wrapped thread. The ground is a red ribbed tabby weave, with three balanced tabby cloth 'flaps' attached to the two larger and one to the shorter sides. [Textile]

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