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Woman's hat

Woman's cap

American
1820s


Place of Manufacture, probably Massachusetts, United States, , Place of Use, Lexington, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 27.9 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm (11 x 9 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.89

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White hat with two pufffed sections at top, large back panel, two side panels over ears, ruffled edge, drawn work insertion band between panels and ruffle, white fabric ties

Provenance

Worn by donor's great-aunt Caira Robbins (1794-1881); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone