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Linen cap

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Linen cap, with flat back and band around face worked with delicate floral pattern in raised quilting the ground completely covered with French knots; some stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Winthrop Coffin

Probably Dutch, 18th century

Dimensions

15.5 x 15 x 11 cm (6 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.588

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with packed thread quilting and French knot embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes