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A child's cap of white mull embroidered with white cotton thread in chain stitch with a very few details in drawn work, rather large round cap crown with symmetrical stylized small-scale floral arrangement, front edge as repeat of slightly curving slender stem bearing minute blossoms and leaves...

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Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, early 19th century

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17.5 x 18.5 cm (6 7/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton chain-stitch embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts