Quaker cap of white muslin

American
First half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

26 x 24 cm (10 1/4 x 9 7/16 in.) measured flat on side for storage

Accession Number

52.1773

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin and cotton lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cap crown gathered into forehead band with drawstring at neckline, straight forehead band ending in short lappets, edged with slightly gathered ruffle of woven lace; a number of brown stains; narrow linen ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins