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Starched gauze Quaker cap

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American, 19th century. Starched gauze Quaker cap with cream colored satin ribbon ties, worn by Mrs. William (Rhoda) Gifford, born November 27, 1806 in Dartmouth, Mass.; died December 22, 1891 in New Bedford; her daughter was Mrs. James H. Chace (Lucretia); her grand-daughter, Mrs. George H....

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Provenance

American, 19th century.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William T. Aldrich

American, 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

27 x 26.5 cm (10 5/8 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.153

Medium or Technique

Linen gauze with silk ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes