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Cotton cap

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Embroidered sheer white cotton cap, roughly circular wreath of eyelets and minute leaves around center of cap crown, same design repeated as border design around forehead piece and neck, additionally trimmed with folds and bows of light blue satin ribbon.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron

American, 19th century

Object Place

United States


28 x 20.5 cm (11 x 8 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and drawn work and silk ribbon trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts