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Large headscarf

Large headscarf with elongated lozenge center and long ties or lappets, ground of point d'espirit minute eyelets embroidered on net, gathered deep ruffle around entire edge of bobbin appliquéd lace in design of small-scale continuous serpentine rose stems with flowers and buds, border design of...

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Gift of Mrs. Paul G. Pennoyer in memory of her mother Jane Norton Morgan

English, 19th century

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Appliquéd net, lace, Point d'espirit; embroidered, bobbin appliquéd


Textiles and Fashion Arts