Cap

French
First half 19 century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

24.5 x 20.5 cm (9 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.1095

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cottom embroidery and silk gross grain ribbon drawstring

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s embroidered mull cap, small all over dot, minute floral wreath embroidered in center of cap crown, bobbin lace entre-deux between cap crown and top of cap which is gathered full to fuff out, forehead band has minute serpentine flowering vine embroidered all the way around it, draw string in back of neck, short lappets at end of forehead band; a few brownish stains and small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Wheeler