Man's cap

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

22.1 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.313

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: white silk taffeta. Design: crown cut pie-shape in four sections, each with floral spray tied in ribbon bow, turned up brim with small floral sprays tied with double ribbon bows. Worked with bright polychrome silks in satin, stem, knot, bullion knot and chain stitches. Brim edged with gold bobbin lace; small tassel of gold bobbin lace at top center of cap crown. Lined with bright pinkish red silk.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection