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Description

White sheer stiff cotton; wide band of narrow tucks across crown followed by appliqued ruffle with embroidered scalloped edges; double ruffle at brim, with 3rd ruffle halfway down; ruffle with 2 tucks at neck; inside self drawstring at nape; broad self ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
headgear
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5427
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
950

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