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Turban
1790-1810
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
In the beginning of the 18th century, wigs had gone out of style, but women were still expected to keep their heads covered.  One of the more fashionable solutions to this was by wearing a turban like this, reflecting a renewed interest in orientalism. View high resolution

Turban

1790-1810

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

In the beginning of the 18th century, wigs had gone out of style, but women were still expected to keep their heads covered.  One of the more fashionable solutions to this was by wearing a turban like this, reflecting a renewed interest in orientalism.

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    let us all revisit my history term paper for last semester altho i would rly dispute “wigs had gone out of style”
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