Quaker cap

American
Second quarter 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

26.5 x 19.5 cm (10 7/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1772

Medium or Technique

Tulle, silk taffeta ribbon, and wire

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Frame work of wire with forehead band additionally strengthened with heavy stiffened net, gathered crown of white tulle with no foundation, forehead band and lappets trimmed with folds and pleats of white tulle, small white tulle base center back of crown, white taffeta ribbon ties. Paper label written in pencil: Grandmother Shallcross.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins