Flat cap of white cotton

American
about 1865


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

18 x 24.5 cm (7 1/16 x 9 5/8 in.) measured flat on side for storage

Accession Number

48.1348

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Flat cap of white cotton with drawstrings for shaping, neck edge trimmed with single ruffle and face edge trimmed with double ruffle of minute eyelet embroidered and scalloped edging, band of eyelet embroidery in double serpentine design across forehead, self ties cut as part of the cap.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary T. Spooner