Starched gauze Quaker cap
Object Place: USA
27 x 26.5 cm (10 5/8 x 10 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen gauze with silk ribbon
Not On View
American, 19th century. Starched gauze Quaker cap with cream colored satin ribbon ties, worn by Mrs. William (Rhoda) Gifford, born November 27, 1806 in Dartmouth, Mass.; died December 22, 1891 in New Bedford; her daughter was Mrs. James H. Chace (Lucretia); her grand-daughter, Mrs. George H. Davenport (Camilla Chace); her great grand-daughter Mrs. William T. Aldrich (Dorothea Davenport). Cf.: 53.154 and 53.155.
American, 19th century.
Gift of Mrs. William T. Aldrich