Irish point lace cap, Carrickmacross

Irish
second quarter of 19th century


Dimensions

39 cm (15 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .39 around the face

Accession Number

16.311

Medium or Technique

Lawn

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Machine-made net, the design of lawn is applied. In the middle of the back is a flower with flowers and leaves radiating from it, beyond this are sprays of flowers and leaves. Sewed to the front are two strips of lace, one longer than the other to form the strings of the cap.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland