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Cap

1720-1750
Origin: France or England
Top to bottom: 7"
Cotton/linen embroidered with wool; linen bobbin lace.
Gift of Anonymous Donors
Acc. No. 1971-1374
Man's domed cap of cotton/linen embroidered with polychrome crewels in exotic flowers using chain stitches. Crown is divided into four sections and outlined by lace trim. Cuff is embroidered with crewels and edged with lace. Linen lining.
Provenance:Ex Coll; Anonymous Owners; probably Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen. Attached note reads "Bought in 1910 at Victoria and Albert Museum, English 17th c."