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Woman's flat cap

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Black net flat cap in elongated lozenge shape; embroidered border of diamond shapes with dots at centers; pointed outer border with loops along edge

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, second half of the 19th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

30 x 54 cm (11 13/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1229

Medium or Technique

Silk netting embroidered with silk threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes