woman's wedding veil

Tajik people
Creation date
cotton with silk embroidery
Credit line
Gift of George W. O'Bannon
Accession number
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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.

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