Woman's scrim cap with detached bows (bow)

American
19th century


Object Place: America

Dimensions

32 x 21 cm (12 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.605b

Medium or Technique

Linen gauze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s scrim cap, bands of puffings around back of cap, over cap and over face and around ruffle at back, small bow with pleated ties sewed to middle of back, short ties under chin, detached bows with tucked ties intended to conceal fastening of short ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen Howard Hudson Whipple