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Governess' cap of white lace (appliqué designs on machine-made silk net); row of pleated wide blue satin ribbon around crown and two long streamers in back. Condition: Very good.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Natalie Brown (née Dresser), Mrs. John Nicholas Brown, Senior

French, late 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall (without ribbons): 16 x 24 x 23 cm (6 5/16 x 9 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1987.355

Medium or Technique

Net with lace appliqué, blue satin ribbon, and gold tone pins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes