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Frame work of wire with forehead band additionally strengthened with heavy stiffened net, gathered crown of white tulle with no foundation, forehead band and lappets trimmed with folds and pleats of white tulle, small white tulle base center back of crown, white taffeta ribbon ties. Paper label...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins

American, Second quarter 19th century

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26.5 x 19.5 cm (10 7/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tulle, silk taffeta ribbon, and wire


Textiles and Fashion Arts