Woman's cap

French
First quarter 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

22.3 x 21.2 cm (8 3/4 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.434

Medium or Technique

Linen mull with linen embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s cap of white mull embroidered in chain stitch with white linen thread, cap crown almost star fish in shape and appliquéd onto rest of cap, minute floral design throughout, central wreath incap crown, spray in each arm of star fish, repeated sprays around edges with symmetrical arrangment in center of forehead piece, slight point over center of forehead, short lappets at end of forehead band.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Faulkner