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Cap panel

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk velvet with embroidery in silver-gilt thread; linen lining

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cap panel of crimson silk velvet, embroidered with silver-gilt thread. The embroidery is raised by being worked over cardboard. Two oak branches bearing leaves and acorns, tied together at the bottom by a ribbon. There is a blue linen lining.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)


19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Silk velvet with embroidery in silver-gilt thread; linen lining


Length: 7 in, Width: 4.25 in

Object history note

Purchased (285 to 306-1903, £3).

Descriptive line

Cap panel, crimson silk velvet with embroidery in silver-gilt thread, Germany, 19th century.

Production Note

Attributed to 18th century when acquired.


Silk (textile); Silver-gilt thread; Linen (material)


Velvet weave; Embroidered; Lining

Subjects depicted

Oak; Acorns


Textiles; Hats & headwear; Embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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