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Headscarf Collection

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Mary Quant Ginger Group dresses in Liberty print, 1964

Mary Quant Ginger Group dresses in Liberty print, 1964
Traditional Libert print used for a new-old look in Mary Quants Ginger Group collection. Fashioned in demure covered-up little dresses with pique collars and cuffs

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Mount Lebanese man wearing turban, cloak, carrying a spear

Mount Lebanese man wearing turban, cloak, carrying a spear.. Handcolored woodcut from Auguste Wahlens Manners, Customs and Costumes of all the People of the World, Brussels, 1845

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Basque woman riding a donkey

Basque woman riding a donkey
Basque peasant woman (from the far south of France) riding sidesaddle on a donkey. She carries an absolutely superb wicker basket. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Potato harvest, Rafta Farm, St Levan, Cornwall

Potato harvest, Rafta Farm, St Levan, Cornwall
Mother and daughter (Pamela and Sandra Semmens) working on the potato harvest at Rafta Farm, St Levan, near Lands End, Cornwall. Date: 1970s

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Marie Louise, former Empress of France

Marie Louise, former Empress of France
Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Empress of France from 1810 to 1814 as the second wife of Napoleon (1791-1847). circa 1810s

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: The Duke and Duchess of York - Durham Colliery visit

The Duke and Duchess of York - Durham Colliery visit
The Duke and Duchess of York (Later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth) - visiting a Durham Colliery on 29th July 1936 - most likely the Glamis Pit at Kibblesworth Colliery

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Chinook Basket Maker - British Columbia, Canada

Chinook Basket Maker - British Columbia, Canada. The use of the word Kloochman on this postcard is an example of chinook jargon, meaning Wife. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Shoot for Jaeger - thick dark smart coat

Shoot for Jaeger - thick dark smart coat, black gloves and headscarf. Date: circa early 1970s

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Client: Dorville - Model: Maxime De la Falaise

Client: Dorville - Model: Maxime De la Falaise - Shoot date: November 11, 1952 Date: 1952

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Sudanese woman showing traditional facial scarification and elegantly braided hair

Sudanese woman showing traditional facial scarification and elegantly braided hair - (see 10284598 and 10587718 (close-up) for the original B/W print versions). Date: circa 1907

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: French Fashions - hand drawn / painted postcard

French Fashions - hand drawn / painted postcard
French Fashions - hand drawn/painted postcard. Date: circa 1920

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: West Africa - Nigeria - Kano Woman - Sanusi People

West Africa - Nigeria - Kano Woman - Sanusi People
West Africa - Nigeria - Kano Woman with a wicker mat rolled-up under her arm - Sanusi People. Date: circa late 1950s

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Lord and Lady St Levan, St Michaels Mount, Cornwall

Lord and Lady St Levan, St Michaels Mount, Cornwall
Lord John Francis Arthur St Aubyn, 4th Baron St Levan (1919-2013), and his wife Lady Susan St Levan (d 2003), walk along the causeway from their home on St Michaels Mount, Cornwall

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Pretty young lady making a splash with a dive into the sea

Pretty young lady making a splash with a dive into the sea
I'm making a big splash down here'! A pretty young lady in a vivid red swimsuit and headscarf leaps into the sea, sending some of the other occupants of the waters flying into the air!

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Woman Wearing Headscarf

Woman Wearing Headscarf
A 1930s fashion photograph portraying a smiling young woman wearing a patterned headscarf outdoors. Date: circa 1939

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Plant Soya Beans!

Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Plant Soya Beans! Date: circa mid-1970s

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Tadeusz Kosciuszko (1746-1817). Polish general and statesman

Tadeusz Kosciuszko (1746-1817). Polish general and statesman. National hero in Poland and Belarus for his leadership of a national insurrection

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Conversation Piece - Donegal

Conversation Piece - Donegal
A painting of two headscarf wearing women in the countryside, the standing lady is speaking, possibly in consolation, with the red haired girl who is sat by a stone wall, with downcast eyes

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Donna Di Sora (Abrusso)

Donna Di Sora (Abrusso)
A portrait illustration of an old woman with a heavily wrinkled face, wearing a long, black and white striped headscarf. Date: circa 1921

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Mrs. Mounter

Mrs. Mounter
A portrait oil painting of Mrs. Mounter, an older woman wearing a red headscarf, sat at a breakfast table, with a black teapot and white cups and saucers

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Jean and Nounou

Jean and Nounou
An intimate group portrait painting of a little child, comforted by a nanny, wearing a purple banded headscarf, she is holding a toy dog. Date: circa 1916

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Gathering Rhubarb

Gathering Rhubarb
This painting shows a tall woman wearing a blue headscarf and dress, carrying a basket laden with rhubarb stalks, which has been loaded by the two figures nearby

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Orange Headscarf

Orange Headscarf
This painting shows a country woman wearing a bright orange headscarf, holding a long stick to a flame. Date: circa 1916

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: The Gipsy Girl

The Gipsy Girl
A portrait painting of a seated Romani woman, caressing her shoulder, while wearing a red and white outfit with a bright headscarf. Date: 1915

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Old Age

Old Age
A side profile portrait of an old woman wearing a white bonnet or headscarf, she expresses some sadness with her frown and wrinkle forms. Date: circa 1915

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Marcela

Marcela
An etching of a woman, with one hand on her hip, wearing a headscarf in a countryside landscape of dunes that are populated with goats. Date: circa 1915

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Travelling Man

Travelling Man
A portrait painting of a seated foreign traveller, wearing a white headscarf and carrying a large assortment of bags and cases strapped around his body. Date: circa 1914

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Thatched Cottage Bemerton

Thatched Cottage Bemerton
A watercolour painting of a town, with an older lady wearing a white headscarf and red top, stood outside a thatched cottage in Bemerton, a civil parish in Wiltshire, England. Date: circa 1918

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Santander wet nurse, 1856, by Valeriano Dominguez Becquer

Santander wet nurse, 1856, by Valeriano Dominguez Becquer
Valeriano Dominguez Becquer(1833-1870). Spanish painter. Santander wet nurse, 1856. Museum of Romanticism. Madrid. Spain. Date: 2019

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Spinning Virgin, 1897, by Feliks Cichocki-Nalecz

Spinning Virgin, 1897, by Feliks Cichocki-Nalecz
Feliks Cichocki-Nalecz (1861-1921). Polish painter. Spinning Virgin, 1897. 19th Century Polish Art Gallery (Sukiennice Museum). National Museum of Krakow. Poland. Date: 2018

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: A Girl from Bronowice, 1893-1894, by Aleksander Gierymski

A Girl from Bronowice, 1893-1894, by Aleksander Gierymski
Aleksander Gierymski (1850-1901). Polish painter. A Girl from Bronowice, 1893-1894. 19th Century Polish Art Gallery (Sukiennice Museum). National Museum of Krakow. Poland. Date: 2018

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Beet-lifting, 1893, by Leon Wyczolkowski (1852-1936)

Beet-lifting, 1893, by Leon Wyczolkowski (1852-1936)
Leon Wyczolkowski (1852-1936). Polish painter of Young Poland movement. Beet-lifting, 1893. 19th Century Polish Art Gallery (Sukiennice Museum). National Museum of Krakow. Poland. Date: 2018

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Skerikulla

Skerikulla
A portrait etching of a Skeri girl with a beaming smile, wearing a dotted headscarf tied under the chin. Date: 1912

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Alpine woman with headscarf, pipe, large basket and goat, outdoor scenic photograph

Alpine woman with headscarf, pipe, large basket and goat, outdoor scenic photograph. Captioned Beauty and the Beast, and an Alpine Discovery'. Date: 1910

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: The front cover of Britannia and Eve from August 1943. Date: 1943

The front cover of Britannia and Eve from August 1943. Date: 1943

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Ronald Reagan with Queen Elizabeth II

Ronald Reagan with Queen Elizabeth II
Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), 40th President of the United States (1981-1989) and Queen Elizabeth II (b 1926) out horse riding together. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Sylvia Syms, English actress, in demonstration

Sylvia Syms, English actress, in demonstration
Sylvia Syms (b 1934), English actress, seen here taking part in a demonstration against the Apartheid Movement in South Africa

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: A housewife with a mouthful of clothes pegs strikes a pose as she hangs out the washing

A housewife with a mouthful of clothes pegs strikes a pose as she hangs out the washing! Date: 1940s (re-enactment)

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: A young couple, Ivy A. Hill and Bruce Lindemann, pose together for a romantic photograph

A young couple, Ivy A. Hill and Bruce Lindemann, pose together for a romantic photograph in a bucolic setting. With him in a cricket pullover and she in a checked dress with matching headscarf

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: A smiling young woman in a headscarf and apron washing up or preparing food in a kitchen

A smiling young woman in a headscarf and apron washing up or preparing food in a kitchen or scullery. Tea towels hang from the airer above, assorted ladles and pans are close to hand

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Italian Glamour - Bewitching woman with jewel headscarf

Italian Glamour - Bewitching woman with jewel headscarf
Italian Glamour - Bewitching woman with exotic jewel headscarf and dark make-up around her eyes Date: circa 1920s

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: A young woman in fancy dress, in a type of Romany gipsy costume that was very popular in

A young woman in fancy dress, in a type of Romany gipsy costume that was very popular in the early twentieth century. Date: 1918

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: A little girl dressed up in costume, perhaps as a Romany gipsy or similar due to her head

A little girl dressed up in costume, perhaps as a Romany gipsy or similar due to her head scarf and her tambourine. Date: c.1950

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Girl in a red headscarf

Girl in a red headscarf
Lovely young girl in a red headscarf and winter coat with fur trim. Ivy and red berries in foreground. Artist: Frances Brundage Date: circa 1915

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Victorian scrap, a Greek woman

Victorian scrap, a Greek woman. circa 1890

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Prince and Princess of Wales in a motor car

Prince and Princess of Wales in a motor car
The Prince and Princess of Wales (later King George V and Queen Mary) in a motor car. 1905

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Mrs Libbys Milk

Mrs Libbys Milk
Libbys Happy Families Card Game, Mrs Libbys Milk. circa 1950s

Background imageHeadscarf Collection: Itelmen people of the Kamchatka peninsula

Itelmen people of the Kamchatka peninsula
Itelmen woman in headscarf, and Itelmen man in furlined coat. Native of the Kamchatka peninsula. Lithograph by Karl Joseph Brodtmann from Heinrich Rudolf Schinzs Illustrated Natural History of Men



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