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Woman's mull cap

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Embroidered with white linen in chain stitch, crown formed with darts to suggest pie shaped cut, design of lines running in triangles and minute two leafed sprigs in crown, forehead band embroidered in design of slender stem bearing two tips of blossoms on opposite sides, bobbin lace ruffle...

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Gift of Mrs. George Burt Walker

American, First quarter 19th century

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22.3 x 17.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

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Cotton mull with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts