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Quaker cap of white muslin

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Cap crown gathered into forehead band with drawstring at neckline, straight forehead band ending in short lappets, edged with slightly gathered ruffle of woven lace; a number of brown stains; narrow linen ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins

American, First half 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

26 x 24 cm (10 1/4 x 9 7/16 in.) measured flat on side for storage

Accession Number

52.1773

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin and cotton lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes