A flat white cotton cap

American
about 1865


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

18 x 22.5 cm (7 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1349

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and linen string

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A flat white cotton cap, drawstrings around face and neck for shaping, narrow embroidered flounce with rosette and scallop around neck edge, double gathered narrow flounce across face of eyelet embroidery, forehead band of cut work and eyelet embroidery, ties cut in one with cap.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary T. Spooner