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Woman's cap

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Woman's cap of white mull embroidered in chain stitch with white linen thread, cap crown almost star fish in shape and appliquéd onto rest of cap, minute floral design throughout, central wreath incap crown, spray in each arm of star fish, repeated sprays around edges with symmetrical...

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Gift of Miss Ellen Faulkner

French, First quarter 19th century

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22.3 x 21.2 cm (8 3/4 x 8 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen mull with linen embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts