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Woman's cap

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Woman's linen cap, crown cut on bias, face band made of alternating rows of fine hemstitching, tucks, and bobbin lace, hemstitching and tucks around neck edged with ruffle of bobbin lace, hemstitched ties.

Provenance

Probably belonged to Mrs. James T. Fields

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Zabdiel B. Adams

American, 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

28.2 x 24 cm (11 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.797

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with hemstitching and linen bobbin lace trim

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes