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Man's cap, white cord quilting

1720-1740
Origin: Europe, possibly France, or England
OL:12 3/4" OH: 6" DIAM: 21"
Tabby cotton, cord quilted with cotton cord stuffing using linen embroidery thread through a linen backing. Sewn together with linen.
Gift of Mrs. Cora Ginsburg
Acc. No. 1989-436
Man's cap of white cotton, cord quilted in a design of symmetrical stylized flowers and leaves, springing from central scrolled and scalloped elements, with parallel curving lines of quilting. Shaped, turned-up brim; crown sewn from three pieces. Backing of tabby linen. No lining.