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Child's cap of fine white muslin embroidered elaborately with white linen thread in design of interlacing lines forming roughly oval medallions, triangles, and lozenges, in medallions sprays of flowers, curling stems bearing minute cinqfoils spring from interlaces, two ruffles of narrow bobbin...

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

French, mid-19th century

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20.7 x 19.8 cm (8 1/8 x 7 13/16 in.)

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Cotton muslin with cotton embroidery and linen and silk bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts