Quilted cap

Persian
19th century


Dimensions

25 x 11.5 cm (9 13/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: Height .25 Width (of one section) .115

Accession Number

34.3

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Four pointed sections of quilted white linen sewed together. Design: in each quarter, a conventionalized tree, a floral panel across the bottom. In two sections the design is raised by stuffing. Stitched in silk, lined with red silk, and bound with striped blue and white weaving.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gerturde Townsend