Girl's or lady's cap

Object Number: 
1943.55
Date: 
ca. 1823
Medium: 
Cotton, silk
Dimensions: 
overall (flat): 20 x 7 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 50.8 x 19 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Girl's or lady's ivory cotton lace cap with light blue silk ribbon trim; diamond shape with ruffled front edge; bows at center front and center back, and twisted ribbon along front and back edges; lace ties with wide rounded ends.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this cap was worn by the donor's grandmother.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Blanche H. Riddle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group