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Cap (headgear)

Cap (headgear)

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 - ca. 1865 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk and velvet lace cap

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss R. Taylor

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ladies cap. A white tatted triangular 'manchon' is mounted onto a black net cap shaped to the head, and gathered at the back of the neck. Across the brow is a band composed of gathered tatting, trimmed with rosettes of narrow purple ribbon with white borders, and purple silk ribbon, to which are attached the cap ribbons, purple silk, and tatted borders.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1860 - ca. 1865 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Silk and velvet lace cap

Object history note

Registered File number 1963/787

Descriptive line

Ladies cap, English, ca. 1860 - ca. 1865


Silk (textile); Velvet


Tatting; Lace making; Netting


Hats & headwear; Lace


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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