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Small roughly rectangular cap crown with rounded top, background of minute eyelets, design of small-scale slender flowering serpentines meeting at center of forehead band, single spray in cap crown, border design of small roundels enclosing lozenge, design worked in part with white cotton...

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Gift of Miss Emma E. Porter

American, Early 19th century

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18.7 x 19.7 cm (7 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery, machine lace, and linen ties


Textiles and Fashion Arts