Cotton cap

American
19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

28 x 20.5 cm (11 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1214

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and drawn work and silk ribbon trim

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered sheer white cotton cap, roughly circular wreath of eyelets and minute leaves around center of cap crown, same design repeated as border design around forehead piece and neck, additionally trimmed with folds and bows of light blue satin ribbon.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron