French Woven Bourrelet Cap with Maroon Bow

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3" (8 cm.) inside head width. The domed-shaped cap is stiffly woven to provide protection to the head of a child just learning to walk,and is decorated with a maroon velvet bow and mother-of-pearl buckle,and has muslin lining. French,circa 1880,the"walking cap" was known as bourrelet. Excellent condition.
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