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    Henry Clay: Nightcap Made of Clay & Frelinghuysen Jugate Ribbons. After a hard day's campaigning, the owner of this silk cap went home, threw on his slippers, smoking jacket & cap, and settled in a comfortable chair in front of the fire while dreaming of the day Henry Clay would be President. This unique piece of "folk art" is made up of seven "Norwich Clay Club" jugate silk ribbons pieced together. A single portrait of Clay appears on the top. Naturally, the item is rather delicate and there are scattered pulls in the fabric, but it is intact and generally in good shape. We include a "wig stand" to display it, or should be say "Whig" stand?

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    February, 2020
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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