CAP

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-957

Description

White sheer cotton; diamond-shaped crown divided into 4 smaller diamonds with lace inserts; left & right diamonds are tucked; front & back diamonds are drawnwork making a checkerboard, with backing on alternate squares inside crown; crown edged all around with eyelet band & trimmed with lace ruffle; brim trimmed with 3 rows of lace; ruffle at neck trimmed with lace insert & 3 rows of tucks & edged with lace; broad lace-edged self ties.

Details

Descriptive Terms

caps (headgear)
headgear
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
eyelets (components)
textiles
stitching
lace (needlework)
lozenges
Women's clothing
Cotton
Lace
Eyelet
Drawnwork
Hand Stitched
Diamond
CAP

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6002