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Smoking Cap

Description

Smoking cap; purple velvet; round; embroidered on top with garland arranged in star shape; and around side; coral quilted lining with leather at edges of crown; gold bullion braid.

Details

Maker
Babcock, John Brazer (Maker)
Date
1850-1870
Location of origin
U.S.
Material
embroidering
leather
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
stitching
thread
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
Fiddle Thread
Garland
Hand Stitched
headgear
leather
Leather
Men's clothing
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
stitching
thread
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
6.75 (D) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.410
GUSN
141

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