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Description

White sheer stiff cotton; narrow crown with alternating bands of scalloped tucks, drawnwork & whitework edged with lace ruffle; brim edged with 3 rows of lace ruffles; double ruffle at neck edged with lace; self drawstring inside at nape; broad self ties with rounded ends; edged with lace.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1865
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
lace (needlework)
stitching
whitework
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
headgear
Lace
lace (needlework)
stitching
Whitework
whitework
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5362
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
947

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