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Pink silk knit bag cap with design consisting of stripes of horizontal bands alternating with stripes of a fern-like design. The stripes gather to a point at one end, which is decorated with a tassel. The other end has a drawing string in it and a bow of pink ribbon decorated with spangles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

probably Spanish, late 18th century


27 x 54 cm (10 5/8 x 21 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit with plain weave ribbon and silk tassel


Textiles and Fashion Arts