Revolutionary Cap (bonnet rouge/bonnet phrygien)

French
after 1885


Object Place: France

Dimensions

56 cm (22 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 8 x 10 5/8 in. (20.3 x 27.0 cm)

Accession Number

45.298

Medium or Technique

Cotton and Wool, cotton, silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Phrygian cap or “le bonnet rouge.” Red (cotton) and gray (wool); cotton headband. Silk ribbon tricolor cockade (red, white, blue) on one side. Condition: faded. Dye analysis 10/89

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection