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Woman's cap of white mull

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Cap crown gathered into forehead band and narrow edging band around neck, double forehead band embroidered with white linen thread in minute design of sprays of roses connected by lines of rose buds, scalloped edges, self ties with eyelet embroidered and scalloped ends.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rhodes Robertson

American, first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States


24 x 18.5 cm (9 7/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts