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Nightcap

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk embroidered in silks & metal thread

  • Museum number:

    711-1899

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cream silk undress-cap, pointed crown, turned-up brim. Embroidered in polychrome coloured silks in a floral design; gold and silver threads

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

ca. 1740s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

silk embroidered in silks & metal thread

Materials

Silk; Silk thread; Metal thread

Categories

Informal wear; Fashion; Accessories; Hats & headwear; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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