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Revolutionary Cap (bonnet rouge/bonnet phrygien)

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Phrygian cap or "le bonnet rouge." Red (cotton) and gray (wool); cotton headband. Silk ribbon tricolor cockade (red, white, blue) on one side. Condition: faded. Dye analysis 10/89

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, after 1885

Object Place

France

Dimensions

56 cm (22 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 8 x 10 5/8 in. (20.3 x 27.0 cm)

Accession Number

45.298

Medium or Technique

Cotton and Wool, cotton, silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes