Cap of cross-barred cotton

American
about 1825


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

L (around face): 54.5 cm (21 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.355

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cap of cross-barred cotton; center of crown plain, main part of crown cut on bias and gathered full to puff out, forehead band with lappets plain and edged in front with double ruffle of fine linen, single linen ruffle around neck edge; said to have belonged to Hannah Whittredge, born in 1776.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James F. Norris