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Cap

1825-1840
Origin: Europe, possibly France
Height: 6 1/2'
Silk velvet, silk needlework, metallic needlework.
Gift of Anonymous Donors
Acc. No. 1971-1381
Man's dome-shaped cap of rose-rust velvet with a cuff consisting of an applied black silk strip embroidered with ribbon-work flowers in blue and rose, alternating with flowers embroidered with polychrome floss silk and metallic cord. The crown is divided into 4 sections by couched plaited metallic cord. On top of crown is a button covered with strips of gilt metal. Lined with carnation-color silk.
Provenance:Ex Coll. Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen.