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

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

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
lace, cap, embroidery
Object Type
lace
date made
19th Century
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
ID Number
TE.L6555
catalog number
L6555.000
accession number
49655
Credit Line
Mrs. J. W. Pinchot, 1909
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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