Man's cap

Italian or French
late 17th or early 18th century

Object Place: Italy or France


Height: 9 7/16 in. (24 cm)

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Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Four sections, the ground worked solidly with orange silk, the design of flowers and conventional ornaments worked in satin stitch with metal thread and yellow, green, pink and blew silk. Finished with an upturned band of embroidery (in two parts) around bottom of cap. Trimmed with gold gimp and cord, and a gold tassel on top. Lined with green satin (green linen weft). Coll. Achille Jubinal No. 146 “Bonnet de soie couleur saumon brode soie or et argent Doge Venise XXII”.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman