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Revolutionary cap (bonnet de police)

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French Revolutionary cap, blue and red wool, long point.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, About 1791–94


Legacy dimension: H: 24 7/8 in.(6.1 cm), W: 10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Wool, silk, linen, cotton, silk printed by intaglio in two or thre colors, paper, silk, and metallic thread embroidery, metallic spangles and applique


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