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Woman's white mull cap

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Cap crown gathered into forehead band and with drawstring at back, design of large scrolling leaf and curling stems with quatre-foil blossoms embroidered in shadow work with white linen thread for back stitch outlines and additional layer of mull beneath design areas for shadow; two ties of same...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Burt Walker

American, First half 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

21.3 x 24 cm (8 3/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1363

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull embroidery and applique

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes