Woman's mull cap

American
First quarter 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

22.3 x 17.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1361

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered with white linen in chain stitch, crown formed with darts to suggest pie shaped cut, design of lines running in triangles and minute two leafed sprigs in crown, forehead band embroidered in design of slender stem bearing two tips of blossoms on opposite sides, bobbin lace ruffle around edges, double in front.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Burt Walker