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Quilted cap

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Four pointed sections of quilted white linen sewed together. Design: in each quarter, a conventionalized tree, a floral panel across the bottom. In two sections the design is raised by stuffing. Stitched in silk, lined with red silk, and bound with striped blue and white weaving.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gerturde Townsend

Persian, 19th century


25 x 11.5 cm (9 13/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: Height .25 Width (of one section) .115

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts