Woman's cap

Woman's hat

American
1860s


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 17.8 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm (7 x 6 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.105

Medium or Technique

Braided straw, plain weave cotton and cotton lace lining

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cap of woven strips of braided straw, white cotton lining with light blue lace edging

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone