Woman's cap of cross barred white cotton

American
First half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

34.5 x 32.5 cm (13 9/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.602

Medium or Technique

Cotton cambric

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Elongated oval in shape with drawstring to gather in back and drawstring across forehead, no seams, ruffle of white cambric with three tiny tucks across forehead, square hole in ruffle beautifully mended.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears