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Woman's day cap

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Cream silk net bonnet with net ruffle framing the face and around the neck; a diamond-shape design at back created by silk satin piping trimmed with lace; cream and pale green ribbon ties and bows.

Provenance

Inherited by Winifred Blair Spurr, donor's mother, from her mother Flora Hobbs; Inherited by donor, June 2003; Gift to the MFA, June 23, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Jeffrey B. Spurr in memory of Winifred B. Spurr

American, about 1832

Object Place

New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 34.3 x 27.9 cm (13 1/2 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

2004.499

Medium or Technique

Silk net, ribbon, satin and lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes