Man's cap

American (New England)
18th century

Object Place: New England, America


28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with silk embroidery

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Gentleman’s cap; white linen embroidered in floral pattern with blue silk; satin stitching, thin stems in stem stitch, thicker stems and central flower in herringbone stitch, tendrils in buttonhole stitch, fillings of some flowers and pines in link stitch; cone at top trimmed with white linen plain weave tape; bottom band trimmed with silk twill tape

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund