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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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Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, 1850s

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

51.344

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes