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Cap Streamers (France)

This is a Cap streamers. It is dated 1770–90 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is linen, horsehair and its technique is needle lace. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W (each): 58 x 9.5 cm (22 13/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

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Cap Streamers (France); Previously owned by Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (French, 1755 - 1793); linen, horsehair; H x W (each): 58 x 9.5 cm (22 13/16 x 3 3/4 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-50-73-a,b

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