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Woman's cap

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Lawn night cap, gathered at top, drawstring and casing at base of neck, chin ties, patterned gauze (or leno weave) trim


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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Woman's night cap

American, 1820s

Place of Manufacture

probably Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 32 x 19.1 cm (12 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave trimmed with linen gauze, plain weave linen tape ties


Textiles and Fashion Arts