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Boy's school cap

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1925-1935 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool and cotton, machine stitched and hand stitched

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Ida Carroll

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Boy's eight-gored school cap of maroon wool lined with cream coloured cotton. The cap is ornamented with hand stitched concentric circles of yellow cotton tape, with part of a band across the peak, and is finished with a bound button at the crown.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1925-1935 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Wool and cotton, machine stitched and hand stitched


Circumference: 57.5 cm internal

Descriptive line

Boy's school cap of maroon wool; England, 1900-1920

Production Note

Probably from a Manchester school, possibly a cricket cap

Reason For Production: Retail


Wool; Cotton


Machine stitching; Hand stitching


Children & Childhood; Education & Learning; Children's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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