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Mourning Cap

Style Period

Victorian

Description

Hat is a large black silk square that has been folded and shaped over the head and fastened in the back with many tucks and folds. The back has a long veil. It ties underneath the chin with a large white bow. Hat is lined in white silk.

Tags

headgear
hats
women's
black
white
china silk
organdy

Donor

Florence Thomas

Accession Number

1-880-81-00692