Irish point lace cap, Carrickmacross
second quarter of 19th century
104 cm (40 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.04 front & strings
Medium or Technique
Linen net with cotton embroidery
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Machine made net, the front and strings are one piece to which the back is sewed. The design of scalloped bands and small flowers and leaves is of fine lawn and is applied with chain-stitch.
Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland