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Woman's cap

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Net cap made of two thicknesses of thread knotted into concentric rings of various patterned meshes, heavier thread strung through edge

Provenance

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

American, 1820s

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

21 x 22.5 cm (8 1/4 x 8 7/8 in.) measured flat on side for storage

Accession Number

99.847

Medium or Technique

Knotted linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes