Woman's white mull cap

American
First half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

21.3 x 24 cm (8 3/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1363

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull embroidery and applique

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cap crown gathered into forehead band and with drawstring at back, design of large scrolling leaf and curling stems with quatre-foil blossoms embroidered in shadow work with white linen thread for back stitch outlines and additional layer of mull beneath design areas for shadow; two ties of same material each with single embroidered motive on end.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Burt Walker