Cap

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1751

GUSN

GUSN-32347

Description

Cream; double ruffle; front panel appliqued on front w/ scalloped edge and embroidered w/ stylized flowers and dots and checkerboard; mull ruffles; gathered at back w/ cartridge pleats.

Details

Descriptive Terms

caps (headgear)
headgear
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
linen (material)
floral patterns
stylization
Infant's Clothing
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Geometric Floral
CAP

Inscription

Handwritten notes in envelope and one envelope: ""Cap made (as early as 1760) by hand for my great grandmother, Hannah Davis Williams 1751-1844 and worn by her babies. John D. Williams, her oldest.""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon

Accession Number

1928.1002