Smoking cap

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

c. 1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-10489

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

Descriptive Terms

caps (headgear)
headgear
thread
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Velvet
Fiddle Thread
Silk
CAP

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 24 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.490