Woman's cap, whitework and lace
Acc. No. 1952-126
Woman's cap constructed from white cotton embroidered with white linen in a floral design against a square mesh drawn-work ground. Stitches include buttonhole and chain.Trimming around face of handmade linen bobbin lace edging 1 1/2 inches wide. Adjustment drawstring run through a self-fabric casing at back. Cap is lined with peach-colored silk.
1. 1760-1810: Initial Construction
2. December 22, 1953: Cleaning, repairing, restoring by Ernest LoNano for Margaret Hunter Shop.
Provenance:Ex. Coll. Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen, #269.