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Flat cap of white cotton

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Flat cap of white cotton, draw strings at neck and face for shaping, ties cut in one with cap, forehead band of eyelet embroidery in minute design of rosette-like flowers, double flounce at face edge, flounce at neck, flounces at face, edge of ties of eyelet embroidered white cotton in minute...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary T. Spooner

American, about 1865

Object Place

United States


18 x 25 cm (7 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.) measured flat on side for storage

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts