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Infant's bonnet

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Made of two pieces put together with band of bobbin lace running from center front of forehead to center back of neck, narrow Valenciennes ruffle around edges, background of muslin embroidered with eyelets, design of two scrolling stems bearing minute oval leaves, embroidered with white cotton...

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Gift of Misses Mildred and Margaret Allen

American, Early 19th century

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16 x 14.5 cm (6 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

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Cotton India mull with cotton embroidery, linen net inserted with silk embroidery, and Valenciennes bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts