Smoking Cap

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-141

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

Descriptive Terms

caps (headgear)
headgear
embroidering
stitching
leather
thread
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
festoon (motif)
Men's clothing
Fiddle Thread
Leather
Velvet
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Garland
CAP

Maker

Babcock, John Brazer (Maker)

Location of Origin

U.S.

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Dimensions

6.75 (D) (inches)

Accession Number

1925.410