Lady's cap

German
Late 18th–early 19th century


Dimensions

12 x 17 cm (4 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .17 x .12

Accession Number

01.8

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cloth of silver with a design of flowers woven with silver and gold thread and red, greed and black silk. This brocade covers a hard frame. The whole is decorated with silver lace. One side of the back is piped with red silk. The narrow lace around the face is an early piece of machine lace, made with looped reseau.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift