Woman's cap

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: England (net and lace)

Dimensions

26 x 29 cm (10 1/4 x 11 7/16 in.) measured flat on side for storage

Accession Number

99.664.91

Medium or Technique

Machine-made silk net trimmed with silk machine lace, and linen tape (in seams and casings)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White net cap with lace ruffle, remnants of tape in casing around hole at top, (net and lace probably made in England)

Provenance

Worn by member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone