Man's negligee cap

Italian
about 1675–1725


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

H. 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1298

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet embroidered with gold-metallic thread

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green velvet man’s negligee cap, four sections, embroidered in padded satin stitch with gold thread in a design of conventional fruit and foliage. Finished with an upturned band around the bottom and a gold tassel on top. Lined with pink silk (stained and torn). Coll. Achille Jubinal No. 160. “Bonnet velour vert brode or 18e siecle.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman