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Smoking Cap

Description

Black velvet w/ jet & glass beads in floral arrangement; designs are large for hat - one on top, 5 around side; lined w/ azure silk; crown has support/lining.

Details

Maker
Kilgore & Graham (Maker)
Date
1880-1904
Inscriptions
Stamped on lining in gold: Figure in a toga holding a top hat in one hand, and a shield in the other with ""K/G,"" with eagle and stand; and ""KILGORE & GRAHAM/117 WOOD ST/PITTSBURGH, PA."" (This is written below the figure in the toga.)
Location of origin
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
CAP
caps (headgear)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
headgear
leisure
Leisure
Men's clothing
Satin
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Victorian
Accession Number
1946.225
Credit Line
Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins
GUSN
194

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