Cap

French
late 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall (without ribbons): 16 x 24 x 23 cm (6 5/16 x 9 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1987.355

Medium or Technique

Net with lace appliqué, blue satin ribbon, and gold tone pins

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Governess’ cap of white lace (appliqué designs on machine-made silk net); row of pleated wide blue satin ribbon around crown and two long streamers in back. Condition: Very good.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Natalie Brown (née Dresser), Mrs. John Nicholas Brown, Senior