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Cap ruffle and matching ribbon (ruffle)

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Cap ruffle and matching ribbon made of plaid silk taffeta in yellow, orange, green, red, black, and white, edges of taffeta pulled out to resemble fringe, hemline of cap ruffle trimmed with fancy straw braid.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice Bradford Lovett

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

11.5 x 57.3 cm (4 1/2 x 22 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2695a

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes