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Woman's sheer white cotton cap

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Crown gathered to forehead band, drawstring at back of neck, forehead band edged with eyelet ruffle, in cap crown design of leaves arranged in circle, same grape leaves in straight line across forehead band, design embroidered with white linen thread in back stitch, ties of same material with...

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Gift of Mrs. George Burt Walker

American, First half 19th century

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40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts