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Christening cap

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Christening cap. Horizontal bands of white lace radiate from small lattice-patterned openwork circle at back. Face edge surrounded by series of looped white silk satin ribbons and three overlappping ruffles of lace. Fastens under chin with two white silk satin ribbons. Worn by Prince Constantin...

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Credit Line

Gift of Prince Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky

French (Paris), 1843

Object Place

Paris, France


13 x 19 x 17 cm (5 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery, linen bobbin lace, and silk ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts