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Woman's cap

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Solidly embroidered with gilt-silver in floral motif on natural linen ground; Fringe over forehead of cut shell beads attached to orange linen strip inside brim. Violet silk edging; purple and white printed cotton at base of back; green brocade chin straps.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Russian, 19th century

Object Place

Possibly Ukraine, Russia

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts