Woman's cap

American
19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

25.5 x 17.5 cm (10 1/16 x 6 7/8 in.) measured flat on side for storage

Accession Number

54.531

Medium or Technique

Muslin cotton with cotton embroidery and linen thread

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White muslin with design brocaded with white cotton, five petalled small-scale rosettes on cap crown, two bands of small-scale flowers flanking band of five petalled rosette on forehead band, seams piped edges trimmed with narrow bobbin lace, brocaded mull ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lorenz E. Ernst