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Cotton cap

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Sheer white cotton cap, roughly circular wreath of eyelets and minute leaves in center of cap crown and arranged in straight line on forehead piece, edge of forehead piece in design of concentric lozenges, center ones being in shadow work, lozenges, center ones being in shadow work, lozenges...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron

American, 19th century

Object Place

United States


22 x 18 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts