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Round, stiff cap covered with blue silk, trimmed with silver galloon, and silver tassels (large tassel on top, three small ones on side) and silver-plated (tin alloy) plaque on front with two armorial shields (said to have been used by household of the Marquis Varano, 1705-1788, of Ferrara,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian, late 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

17.8 x 24.5 x 23 cm (7 x 9 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1299

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver, silver braid, silver tassels, and linen lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes