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Pierre Toussaint (ca. 1781-1853)
Watercolor on ivory
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overall (flat): 5 3/4 x 4 7/8 x 1 in. ( 14.6 x 12.4 x 2.5 cm )
White linen hand quilted close-fitting baby bonnet, made of six triangular panels joined together and meeting in the middle of the back, the design is floral with hearts, the edges are finished with fabric tape.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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