Smoking Cap

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1904

GUSN

GUSN-194

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

Descriptive Terms

caps (headgear)
headgear
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
stitching
satin
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
floral patterns
leisure
Victorian
Men's clothing
Velvet
Satin
Hand Stitched
Victorian
Leisure
Beaded
Floral
CAP

Inscription

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.)

Maker

Kilgore & Graham (Maker)

Location of Origin

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins

Accession Number

1946.225

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)