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bathing cap 1947.2871

Object Name: bathing cap

Date: 1880-1900

Accession Number: 1947.2871
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • satin
  • elastic
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Bright blue satin, waterproofing on wrong side. Round cap formed of a straight strip of satin gathered round a circular top section, and gathered at lower edge with elastic; circular top section and sides covered with blue satin frills; two long strips of blue satin hanging down back.