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Women's cap

Description

White linen; white work embroidery with border of leaves with net insert, and field of eyelet sprigs; drawstring across top; whip-stitched hem; drawstring ties at "sleeves" or arms.

Details

Maker
Possibly Adams, Harriet (Sewer (textile worker))
Date
1820-1830
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Children's clothing
Embroidered
embroidering
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
headgear
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
Linen
linen (material)
Sprig
stitching
Accession Number
1928.71
GUSN
31936

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