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A white muslin cap (now much yellowed), gathered crown, wide forehead band, edges trimmed with narrow bobbin lace, much stylized floral design across forehead band in white linen braid, across forehead band and center of cap crown.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Polly Hitchcock

American, 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

29 x 21.5 cm (11 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1007

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin with linen bobbin lace, linen braid applique, and linen string

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes