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Woman's cap

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White check cap with plain ruffle, two pairs of checked ties (one at chin, other at top), lace inset at back


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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, second quarter of the 19th century

Place of Manufacture

possibly India (fabric)

Place of Manufacture

England (lace)

Place of Manufacture

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States (cap)


25.5 x 28 cm (10 1/16 x 11 in.) measured flat on side for storage

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave check with cotton plain weave trim and silk bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts