A lady's dress cap with black lace foundation trimmed elaborately with pleated purple satin ribbon, white machine made lace, narrow purple velvet ribbon loops and purple velvet petals, white silk ribbon ties; belonged to Mrs. Anna Russel Rawson; came in a small band box, presumably the original, labelled, "Richmond's N.Y. Ladies Dress Caps".
A lady's dress cap
- American, About 1855
- Overall: 40.5cm (15 15/16in.) Other (Oval box dimensions): 11.4 x 26.7 x 21 cm (4 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)
- Medium or Technique
- Silk; lace, satin, ribbon, velvet
- Accession Number
- Not on view