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Man's cap

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White linen embroidered with polychrome wool in chain stitch in design of small-scale fruits on curving stems; pie shaped crown, turned back brim pointed center front and center back, edge of brim and rosette at top of cap of bobbin lace.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

16.5 x 26 cm (6 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2605

Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidery, bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes