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Peasant's cap

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Made of cloth of gold and gold lace. On the back of the cap is a vase of flowers and separate sprays, made with bouillion, gold and silver and red glass. Deep gold lace is gathered around the face; under it is a close machine-made lace. Lined with pink and white checked gingham.

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Anonymous gift

Southern Austrian,


36 cm (14 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .36 around the face

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Textiles and Fashion Arts