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Cap

Description

Cream; bands of lace w/ floral pattern; ruffles at front; 3 embroidered appliques (1 at back); drawstring at neck; 2 cotton ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850
Inscriptions
Note: Envelope--""Mrs. Arthur Syman/ Westwood Mas?"" Letter-- ""A - - - my namesake - made from my old lace - [Mrs. Beach] she? will from as if it were ? - - when I am at the Seudsag(?) and - - and - you all then April - B. 24 Sept.""
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
lace (needlework)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Children's clothing
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
headgear
Lace
lace (needlework)
stitching
Accession Number
1988.333.2
GUSN
41868

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