Cap

French
First half 19 century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

25.5 x 21 cm (10 1/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.1096

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery, linen bobbin lace insertion, and silk ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s embroidered mull cap, round gatehred crown with spoked wheel design in center surrouned by long leafed wreath, outside this a wreath of carnations, same carnations around forehead band and neck band, minute dots in background, design embroidered with white linen thread, white taffeta ribbon run through the embroidered net casing and tied in center back; a number of dark brown stains and small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Wheeler