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Cap Crown Fashioned From Floral Honiton Lace

Cap Crown Fashioned From Floral Honiton Lace

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Description (Brief)
Oval shape cap crown made in Honiton bobbin lace floral motifs connected with needle made brides. It is bordered with 1/8 inch wide machine made bobbin lace like tape. This cap crown was repurposed from a larger piece of Honiton lace.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
lace, cap crown
Object Type
lace
date made
1850-1875
place made
United Kingdom: England, Honiton
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
Honiton bobbin lace (overall production method/technique)
needle made bars (connecting bars production method/technique)
machine made edge (outer edge production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in; 17.145 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
TE.L7006
catalog number
L7006.000
accession number
no number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. James W. Pinchot
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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