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Child's cap of fine white linen solidly embroidered background of design in closely spaced eyelets, design of feathery symmetrical leaf arrangement, worked with white linen thread with a few details in needlepoint lace stitches having a single motive in cap crown and the same motive repeated...

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Gift of Mrs. George Burt Walker

American, First quarter 19th century

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18 x 20.2 cm (7 1/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and embroidered linen net inserts


Textiles and Fashion Arts