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Woman's cap

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White net cap, band around face with ear tabs

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, 19th century

Place of Manufacture

probably Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

possibly England (fabric)

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

99.664.90

Medium or Technique

Cotton machine-made net

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes