Cap

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1799

GUSN

GUSN-29879

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

Descriptive Terms

caps (headgear)
headgear
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Geometric
Floral
CAP

Inscription

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.""

Additional Identification Number

1923.330

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Cummings

Accession Number

1923.330.1