late 19th–20th century
55 cm (21 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .55 around the bottom of the cap.
Medium or Technique
Wool, cotton, and cross stitch embroidery.
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The close design of leaves pointed towards the center of the cap, is worked with bright red, violet, bright blue, yellow, green, and black wool, and white linen thread. Around the bottom is a band decorated with geometrical ornament. Lined with cotton of various designs and colors. Embroidery meant to imitate Russian trade cloth in paisley.
Gift of Mrs. Z. Nuttall