Flat cap of white cotton

American
about 1865


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

18 x 25 cm (7 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.) measured flat on side for storage

Accession Number

48.1350

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, draw strings at neck and face for shaping, ties cut in one with cap, forehead band of eyelet embroidery in minute design of rosette-like flowers, double flounce at face edge, flounce at neck, flounces at face, edge of ties of eyelet embroidered white cotton in minute symmetrical tree pattern.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary T. Spooner