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Woman's or child's cap, white needlework and lace

1820-1835
Origin: Europe
Top to bottom: 7 1/4"
Cotton, linen
Anonymous gift.
Acc. No. 1971-1683
Woman's or child's cap of white cotton embellished with drawnwork and embroidery in chain and satin stitches. The design consists of a symmetrical bouquet tied with a bow, positioned at cap back and on either side. Edges are embellished with a band consisting of small abstract birds alternating with flowers. Front and sides are edged with fine linen bobbin lace.
Provenance:Ex Coll: Tomlinson, Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen.