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The mantilla is a sheer, lace or silk scarf worn by women and girls over the head and shoulders. Mantillas are often placed over an elaborate hair comb called a “peineta” to give it added height at the crown of the head. They are popular in Spain and Mexico.
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See Also: Fanchon , Headkerchief – Head Scarf
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
1800s Spanish machine net lace for mantillas
1800s Spanish mantilla
mid 1800s Spanish black silk mantilla
mid 1800s Spanish silk mantilla
late 1800s European silk mantilla
1957 Paraguayan cotton mantilla