Man's cap

American (New England)
18th century


Object Place: New England, America

Dimensions

28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

64.13

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gentleman’s cap; white linen embroidered in floral pattern with blue silk; satin stitching, thin stems in stem stitch, thicker stems and central flower in herringbone stitch, tendrils in buttonhole stitch, fillings of some flowers and pines in link stitch; cone at top trimmed with white linen plain weave tape; bottom band trimmed with silk twill tape

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund