Cap

American
third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 24.1 x 17.8 cm (12 x 9 1/2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

50.3221

Medium or Technique

Silk net, lace trim, and velvet ribbon

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cap, made of three layers of net, first plain black, black with embroidered polka dots and plain white on top; extra fold back over head of mid and upper layers; trimmed with black with black-edged white ruching around face and black lace, black velvet ribbon bow and black satin ribbon ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Quincy W. Wales