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Cap, made of three layers of net, first plain black, black with embroidered polka dots and plain white on top; extra fold back over head of mid and upper layers; trimmed with black with black-edged white ruching around face and black lace, black velvet ribbon bow and black satin ribbon ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Quincy W. Wales

American, third quarter of 19th century

Object Place

United States


Overall: 30.5 x 24.1 x 17.8 cm (12 x 9 1/2 x 7 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk net, lace trim, and velvet ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts