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Description

White sheer cotton; diamond-shaped crown divided into 4 smaller diamonds with lace inserts; left & right diamonds are tucked; front & back diamonds are drawnwork making a checkerboard, with backing on alternate squares inside crown; crown edged all around with eyelet band & trimmed with lace ruffle; brim trimmed with 3 rows of lace; ruffle at neck trimmed with lace insert & 3 rows of tucks & edged with lace; broad lace-edged self ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
eyelets (components)
lace (needlework)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Diamond
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Eyelet
eyelets (components)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Lace
lace (needlework)
lozenges
stitching
textiles
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6002
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
957

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