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White woman's cap with circular insert at back and drawstring along base; white cutwork blossom motifs throughout in buttonhole stitching and french knots; leaf and floral motifs along front edge in stem and raised satin stiching and cutwork and buttonhole stitching; cutwork four-lobed leaf...

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Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout

American, early 19th century

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


23.5 x 22 cm (9 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.) measured flat on side for storage

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts