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Cap

1730-1760
Origin: France or England
Top to bottom: 7"
Linen needlework on linen; linen bobbin lace.
Gift of Anonymous Donors
Acc. No. 1971-1375
Man's domed cap of white linen embroidered with white linen thread in a floral pattern. Cuff is embroidered through coarser linen backing and edged with linen bobbin lace. Cap is topped with lace pompon. Lined with linen. Stitches include satin, knots, outline, buttonhole, and herringbone. Crown and brim each cut in four pieces and seamed to shape.
Provenance:Ex Coll: Anonymous Owners, Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen.