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Woman's white cambric cap

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Woman's white cambric cap embroidered with white linen thread, large gathered crown with two drawstrings at back, deep forehead band with sheer linen ruffle on edge, design of six minute ribbon-like strands bound together by bow knot, repeated in bands down center back of crown and on edges of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Caroline Tuck

American, first quarter of 19th century

Object Place

United States


31 x 30.5 cm (12 3/16 x 12 in.) measured flat on side for storage

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen plain weave ruffle


Textiles and Fashion Arts