Woman's flat cap

American
second half of the 19th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

30 x 54 cm (11 13/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1229

Medium or Technique

Silk netting embroidered with silk threads

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black net flat cap in elongated lozenge shape; embroidered border of diamond shapes with dots at centers; pointed outer border with loops along edge

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb