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Cap

Description

Cream cap. Discolored, gauze embroidered with dots. Four bands of piping. Net ruffle around face and neck embroidered with flowers. Net band inserted center to back, drawstring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1799
Inscriptions
Two notes handwritten and typed, sewn on inside right: 1) ""Cap belonging to Martha's father, Charles Whiting."" 2) Typed--""Cap worn by Charles Whiting (1799-1831) in Boston 1799.""
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
headgear
stitching
Accession Number
1923.330.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings
GUSN
29879

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