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Name/Title Cream Woman's Night Cap
Primary Maker Maker, Unknown
Object Type Textile
Classification Cap/Headwear/Clothing/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature
Department Social History
Brief Description This cream coloured woman's night cap is made of cotton and lace material. The cap has a horseshoe shaped crown at the back. It is made up of an inner piece of cotton fabric slightly shaped and joined to the crown with embroidered inserts. Three rows of lace are at the neck edge, attached to two bands of ribbon netting. The cotton fabric is embroidered with white chain stitched sprigs and the join inserts are embroidered with lozenge shaped motifs.
Measurements 140 x 230mm
Ties: 340mm
Media/Materials Cotton and lace
Production Period Late/19th Century
Production Place Christchurch/Canterbury/South Island/New Zealand
Collection Social History
Accession Date 1982
Acquisition Method Gift
Credit Line Collection of the Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession No 1982/117/5
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