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Woman's cap

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White hat with two pufffed sections at top, large back panel, two side panels over ears, ruffled edge, drawn work insertion band between panels and ruffle, white fabric ties


Worn by donor's great-aunt Caira Robbins (1794-1881); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Woman's cap

American, 1820s

Place of Manufacture

probably Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 27.9 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm (11 x 9 x 9 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts