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Woman's cap

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Woman's cap made of three wire bands covered with bright red velvet ribbon; two deep ruffles of machine-made lace sewn to bands across back; velvet ribbon bows and ties at sides


Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1860

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 22.9 x 27.9 x 10.2 cm (9 x 11 x 4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk lace, silk plain weave, wire


Textiles and Fashion Arts