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Infant's cap

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White linen embroidered with white cotton. Design: chequer-board of small squares, divided by drawn work, with plant form in each square worked in eyelet stitch and satin stitch in relief. Back of cap and radiating bands filled with bobbin lace (English?). Surrounding face, border of leaves and...

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Gift of Miss Mary Knight


18.5 x 16.7 cm (7 5/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

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Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace inserts


Textiles and Fashion Arts