Woman's cap

American
second quarter of the 19th century


Place of Manufacture: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States (cap); Place of Manufacture: England (lace); Place of Manufacture: possibly India (fabric)

Dimensions

25.5 x 28 cm (10 1/16 x 11 in.) measured flat on side for storage

Accession Number

99.664.93

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave check with cotton plain weave trim and silk bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White check cap with plain ruffle, two pairs of checked ties (one at chin, other at top), lace inset at back

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