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Woman's cap

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Net cap; sprig embroidery at back with cord sewn to bottom edge; long wide lappets trimmed with net border embroidered with floral motifs and dots; remnants of linen plain weave tape ties sewn to inside front corners

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

Regional cap

French, second half of the 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

37.5 x 35.5 cm (14 3/4 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

52.1228

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered net, cotton cord

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes