Wedding cap

German
19th century


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2531

Medium or Technique

Silk; lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wedding cap; small cap to be worn on back of head; made of silver tinsel lace with edges of blue silk; silver metal-plated streamers down back; stiffly starched lace fluted frill around face and neck edge; lined with heavy linen cloth.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Esther L. Pepin