Woman's white cambric cap

American
first quarter of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

31 x 30.5 cm (12 3/16 x 12 in.) measured flat on side for storage

Accession Number

50.3218

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen plain weave ruffle

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s white cambric cap embroidered with white linen thread, large gathered crown with two drawstrings at back, deep forehead band with sheer linen ruffle on edge, design of six minute ribbon-like strands bound together by bow knot, repeated in bands down center back of crown and on edges of forehead band.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Caroline Tuck