Woman's mull cap

American
First half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

49.1143

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with applique and embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s mull cap gathered lare crown with drawstring at neck, broad forehead band, edges finished with slightly gathered narrow ruffle of same material with embroidereed scalloped edges, in center back of cap crown and on forehead band sprays of four petalled flowers worked with white linen thread four back stitched outlinies and extra layer of mull underneath for shadowing, ties of same material with scalloped lower edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert Paul Dart