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Irish point lace cap, Carrickmacross

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Machine-made net, the design of open flowers and sprays of opposite leaves is of lawn and applied. A straight piece of lace with seams taken in the back to make it fit the head. One gradulated string of lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland

Irish, second quarter of 19th century

Dimensions

45 cm (17 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .45 around the face

Accession Number

16.312

Medium or Technique

Lawn

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes