Woman's cap

American
19th century


Dimensions

26.5 x 23 cm (10 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.952

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin with cotton embroidery

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White India muslin, embroidered with white cotton. Design: wreath of grapes and leaves on back of cap, border of grapes and leaves around face, and on ends of cap strings, worked with outline stitch, satin stitch in relief, and shadow-work. Scalloped and hem stitched border joined to cap by faggoting.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert Pickard