Second quarter 18th century
Probably made by Anne Gray Blake
Object Place: USA
15.2 x 12.5 cm (6 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave with silk embroidery and linen and silk bobbin lace
Not On View
Forehead band and band extending down center back of cap crown embroidered with white linen thread in design of flowering stems with ornamental blossoms and leaves, seams hemstitched and trimmed with fine white linen herringbone stitch, fullness gathered at top of cap crown and by drawstring at back of cap crown, edged with bobbin lace.
Believed to have been made by Anne Gray Blake for Edward Blake, born in Boston, 1728.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Gorely, Jr.