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Smoking cap

Description

Black velvet, embroidered with silver thread in meandering design. Metallic tassel. Lined with black silk. Center on lining is stitched with blue and yellow thread in a floral design. The center stitching connects the lining to the hat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c. 1850-1900
Material
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
thread
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Fiddle Thread
headgear
metallic (color attribute)
Silk
silk (textile)
thread
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 24 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.490
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10489

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