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Man's Cap, white needlework and bobbin lace trim

1700-1750
Origin: Europe
H. 5 3/4"; Diam. 7 1/2"
Linen, linen bobbin lace
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1952-640
Man's cap of white linen embroidered with white in a design of floral scrolls using satin, back, and running stitches. Cap has dome-shaped crown cut in four pieces and topped with a gathered circle of linen bobbin lace. Embroidered cuff or brim is turned up and edged with bobbin lace. Part of the lace on the brim is missing. Lined with white linen.

Construction History:

1. 1700-1750: Initial construction
2. December 22, 1953: Cleaning, repairing, restoring by Ernest LoNano for Margaret Hunter Shop