Cap with Wide Lace Border Featuring the Virgin, Angels & Lilies of the Annunciation

Description (Brief):

Cap, possibly baptismal cap, with Flemish Pottenkant bobbin lace border, five inches wide with motifs of the Virgin, the angels and lilies of Annunciation. Much mended. Tiny initials "C" and "E" are embroidered on the sides in pink.

Date Made: 19th Century

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Mrs. J. W. Pinchot, 1909

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L6555Catalog Number: L6555.000Accession Number: 49655

Object Name: Lacelace, cap, embroideryObject Type: lace

Physical Description: cotton (overall cap and ribbon material)linen (lace material)bobbin lace (lace production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 5 in x 17 in; x 12.7 cm x 43.18 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-ac7a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_639513

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