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What is this?

Woman's headcovering or fall cap in Chantilly-style black silk lace. With a large basket of flowers in the center and a deeply scalloped border all around with sprigs of flowers.

This is a woman's headcovering from France. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1957. Gift of Mrs. Rufus King.

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Its medium is

medium: silk technique: bobbin lace label: silk bobbin lace

Its dimensions are

H x W: 34 x 100 cm (13 3/8 x 39 3/8 in.)

This object was donated by Mrs. Rufus King

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