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Woman's hat (bergère), shoulder cape and cap (cap)

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Woman's "Bergere" hat(a), shoulder cape(b), and cap(c). Each of white satin-weave silk with a simple curved leafy spring repeating in close over-turned staggered rows. B and C with affized paper tags having the name "Mrs. S.J. Rae or (Ral). A: stained, some missing fabrick epaired or leaving...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, 19th century


25.5 x 18 x 18 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.) Hat only

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Silk brocade and silk bobbin lace, and silk gross-grain ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts