Early 19th century
Object Place: USA
18.7 x 19.7 cm (7 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen with cotton embroidery, machine lace, and linen ties
Not On View
Small roughly rectangular cap crown with rounded top, background of minute eyelets, design of small-scale slender flowering serpentines meeting at center of forehead band, single spray in cap crown, border design of small roundels enclosing lozenge, design worked in part with white cotton thread, in part, with white linen thread, around face edge a ruffle of machine made lace, fine drawstring on front and back edges, much yellowed and stained.
Gift of Miss Emma E. Porter