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Woman's scrim cap with detached bows (bow)

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Woman's scrim cap, bands of puffings around back of cap, over cap and over face and around ruffle at back, small bow with pleated ties sewed to middle of back, short ties under chin, detached bows with tucked ties intended to conceal fastening of short ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen Howard Hudson Whipple

American, 19th century

Object Place

America

Dimensions

31 x 30.5 cm (12 3/16 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

55.605d

Medium or Technique

Linen gauze

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes