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Description

White sheer cotton; back of crown has alternating bands of drawnwork, white floral embroidery, & shirring; crown edged with embroidered band; double ruffle brim edged with lace; lace-edged ruffle at neck; broad self ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
embroidering
lace (needlework)
shirring
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
headgear
Lace
lace (needlework)
Shirred
shirring
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5430
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
952

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