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Irish point lace cap, Carrickmacross

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Machine-made net, the design of lawn is applied. In the middle of the back is a flower with flowers and leaves radiating from it, beyond this are sprays of flowers and leaves. Sewed to the front are two strips of lace, one longer than the other to form the strings of the cap.

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Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland

Irish, second quarter of 19th century


39 cm (15 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .39 around the face

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Textiles and Fashion Arts