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Woman's cap

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Woman's cap with piece of light purple ribbon at top trimmed with gathered piece of same ribbon; black net base across top front covered with two layers of white net embroidered with circles and floral motifs; purple ribbon bows at front sides; long ribbon ties; single layer of white embroidered...

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Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, 1850s

Object Place

United States


23 x 27 x 20 cm (9 1/16 x 10 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.) Hat only

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered linen net, with silk machine net and silk plain weave (taffeta) ribbons patterned with warp floats


Textiles and Fashion Arts