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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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

50.3221

Medium or Technique

Silk net, lace trim, and velvet ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes