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Woman's cap of cross barred white cotton

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Elongated oval in shape with drawstring to gather in back and drawstring across forehead, no seams, ruffle of white cambric with three tiny tucks across forehead, square hole in ruffle beautifully mended.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears

American, First half 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

34.5 x 32.5 cm (13 9/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.602

Medium or Technique

Cotton cambric

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes